TDH: Two new deaths reported in Sullivan County; 80 additional COVID-19 cases in NETN

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 192,906 confirmed cases and 8,403 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Sunday, an increase of 1,615 total cases since Saturday.

The health department also announced 2,469 confirmed deaths, 791 current hospitalizations, and 184,404 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.9 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

TDH reported 80 new cases in Tennessee locally, with Greene, Sullivan and Washington counties experiencing the largest spikes in new cases since Saturday.

Both Greene and Sullivan saw a 14-case increase since the previous day, and Washington County’s new cases stand at 28 additional COVID-19 cases since Saturday.

There are currently 822 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, an increase of 18 since Saturday.

The Tennessee Department of Health reported two new deaths due to COVID-19, both of which were in Sullivan County.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,217
Inactive/recovered: 1,125
Deaths: 29
Active cases: 63 (+4)
New cases: 7

Greene County
Total cases: 1,214
Inactive/recovered: 1,083
Deaths: 48
Active cases: 83 (+1)
New cases: 14

Hawkins County
Total cases: 870
Inactive/recovered: 769
Deaths: 22
Active cases: 79 (+2)
New cases: 9

Johnson County
Total cases: 771
Inactive/recovered: 668
Deaths: 3
Active cases: 100 (-4)
New cases: 6

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,367
Inactive/recovered: 2,090
Deaths: 35 (two new deaths)
Active cases: 242 (+1)
New cases: 14

Unicoi County
Total cases: 295
Inactive/recovered: 281
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 13 (+1)
New cases: 2

Washington County
Total cases: 2,488
Inactive/recovered: 2,208
Deaths: 38
Active cases: 242 (+13)
New cases: 28

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