Three new deaths, 109 new COVID-19 cases reported in Northeast Tennessee on Wednesday

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 180,083 confirmed cases and 6,626 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 1,561 total cases since Tuesday.

The health department also announced 2,192 confirmed deaths, 779 current hospitalizations, and 169,649 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.7 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Tuesday, TDH reported 178,759 confirmed cases and 2,178 confirmed deaths. 

Three new deaths were reported in our area on Wednesday: two in Greene County and one in Sullivan County.

TDH reported 109 new cases locally: 46 in Washington County, 22 in Sullivan County, 14 in Carter County, 13 in Johnson County, seven in Hawkins County, six in Greene County, and one in Unicoi County.

The health department also reported 87 new recoveries in our area.

There are currently 740 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, up from 721 cases on Tuesday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,141
Inactive/recovered: 1,023
Deaths: 28
Active cases: 90 (+3)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,118
Inactive/recovered: 985
Deaths: 39
Active cases: 94 (-11)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 780
Inactive/recovered: 704
Deaths: 16
Active cases: 60 (+3)

Johnson County
Total cases: 662
Inactive/recovered: 581
Deaths: 2
Active cases: 79 (+1)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,093
Inactive/recovered: 1,921
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 140 (+4)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 281
Inactive/recovered: 253
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 27 (-1)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,232
Inactive/recovered: 1,948
Deaths: 34
Active cases: 250 (+20)

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