Three new COVID-19 deaths, 124 new cases reported in Northeast Tennessee on Friday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 182,542 confirmed cases and 6,912 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday, an increase of 1,910 total cases since Thursday.

The health department also announced 2,262 confirmed deaths, 692 current hospitalizations, and 172,618 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.7 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Thursday, TDH reported 180,793 confirmed cases and 2,221 confirmed deaths. 

Three new deaths were reported Friday in Northeast Tennessee: two in Hawkins County and one in Greene County.

TDH reported 124 new cases locally: 37 in Washington County, 27 in Sullivan County, 21 in Johnson County, 13 each in Greene and Hawkins counties, 11 in Carter County, and two in Unicoi County.

The department also reported 72 new recovered or inactive cases in our area.

There are currently 788 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 739 on Thursday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,158
Inactive/recovered: 1,043
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 87 (+2)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,142
Inactive/recovered: 1,010
Deaths: 44
Active cases: 88 (+1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 796
Inactive/recovered: 713
Deaths: 18
Active cases: 65 (+4)

Johnson County
Total cases: 696
Inactive/recovered: 590
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 104 (+16)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,148
Inactive/recovered: 1,941
Deaths: 33
Active cases: 174 (+11)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 285
Inactive/recovered: 259
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 25 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,276
Inactive/recovered: 1,996
Deaths: 35
Active cases: 245 (+13)

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