TDH: Two new COVID-19 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 217,412 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 11,332 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday, an increase of 2,605 total cases since Saturday.

The health department also announced 2,776 confirmed deaths, 1,000 current hospitalizations, and 204,726 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.3 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

COVID-19 deaths were reported in Greene County and Washington County, with each county seeing one death each due to COVID-19. The single death in Greene County was confirmed as a school board member with Greene County Schools.

TDH reported 168 new cases locally.

There are currently 1,574 active COVID-19 cases in Northeast Tennessee.

The following data were reported in local counties: (number in parenthesis is change since yesterday)

Carter County
Total cases: 1,398
Inactive/recovered: 1,240
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 126 (-1)
New cases: 10

Greene County
Total cases: 1,492
Inactive/recovered: 1,229
Deaths: 49 (+1)
Active cases: 214 (+14)
New cases: 28

Hawkins County
Total cases: 1,080
Inactive/recovered: 907
Deaths: 23
Active cases: 150 (+10)
New cases: 23

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,078
Inactive/recovered: 1,012
Deaths: 6
Active cases: 60 (+7)
New cases: 12

Sullivan County
Total cases: 3,103
Inactive/recovered: 2,464
Deaths: 44
Active cases: 595 (+8)
New cases: 31

Unicoi County
Total cases: 346
Inactive/recovered: 298
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 47 (+5)
New cases: 6

Washington County
Total cases: 2,991
Inactive/recovered: 2,566
Deaths: 43 (+1)
Active cases: 382 (+31)
New cases: 58

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