Three new COVID-19 deaths reported in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 169,893 confirmed cases and 5,338 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, an increase of 957 total cases since Monday.

The health department also announced 2,050 confirmed deaths, 762 current hospitalizations, and 158,660 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.5 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Monday, TDH reported 169,130 confirmed cases and 2,026 confirmed deaths. 

Three new deaths were reported on Tuesday in Northeast Tennessee: two in Greene County and one in Washington County.

TDH also reported 88 new cases locally: 49 in Johnson County, 18 in Washington County, eight in Greene County, seven in Sullivan County, and two each in Carter, Hawkins, and Unicoi counties.

TDH reported 100 new recoveries in our area.

There are currently 756 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 771 active cases on Monday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,067
Inactive/recovered: 949
Deaths: 26
Active cases: 92 (-8)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,018
Inactive/recovered: 902
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 84 (-21)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 718
Inactive/recovered: 680
Deaths: 14
Active cases: 24 (-3)

Johnson County
Total cases: 610
Inactive/recovered: 435
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 173 (+43)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 1,963
Inactive/recovered: 1,782
Deaths: 31
Active cases: 150 (-12)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 258
Inactive/recovered: 234
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 23 (-4)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,025
Inactive/recovered: 1,789
Deaths: 26
Active cases: 210 (-4)

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