NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 178,759 confirmed cases and 6,389 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, an increase of 739 total cases since Monday.
The health department also announced 2,178 confirmed deaths, 766 current hospitalizations, and 167,778 recovered or inactive cases. More than 2.6 million coronavirus tests have been logged.
On Monday, TDH reported 178,190 confirmed cases and 2,152 confirmed deaths.
Two new deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday: one each in Carter and Washington counties.
TDH reported 34 new cases locally: 17 in Sullivan County, seven in Washington County, five in Greene County, three in Hawkins County, and one each in Carter and Johnson counties. No new cases were reported in Unicoi County.
TDH also reported 62 new recoveries in our area.
There are currently 721 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 751 cases on Monday.
The following data was reported in local counties: (number in parenthesis is change since yesterday)
Total cases: 1,127
Active cases: 87 (-3)
Total cases: 1,112
Active cases: 105 (-5)
Total cases: 773
Active cases: 57 (-1)
Total cases: 649
Active cases: 78 (-1)
Total cases: 2,071
Active cases: 136 (+3)
Total cases: 280
Active cases: 28 (-3)
Total cases: 2,186
Active cases: 230 (-20)