Two new deaths, 87 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday in NETN

Local Coronavirus Coverage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 208,606 confirmed cases and 10,223 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, an increase of 1,147 total cases since Monday.

The health department also announced 2,667 confirmed deaths, 1,068 current hospitalizations, and 196,940 recovered or inactive cases. More than 3.2 million coronavirus tests have been administered. 

On Monday, TDH reported 207,669 confirmed cases and 2,649 confirmed deaths. 

Two new deaths were reported in Northeast Tennessee on Tuesday: one each in Sullivan and Washington counties.

TDH reported 87 new cases locally: 43 in Sullivan County, 22 in Washington County, nine each in Greene and Hawkins counties, and two each in Johnson and Unicoi counties. No new cases were reported in Carter County.

TDH also reported 130 new inactive or recovered cases in our area.

There are currently 1,413 active cases in Northeast Tennessee, down from 1,458 on Monday.

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

Carter County
Total cases: 1,332
Inactive/recovered: 1,195
Deaths: 32
Active cases: 105 (-14)

Greene County
Total cases: 1,374
Inactive/recovered: 1,156
Deaths: 48
Active cases: 170 (-1)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 995
Inactive/recovered: 851
Deaths: 22
Active cases: 122 (-1)

Johnson County
Total cases: 1,049
Inactive/recovered: 764
Deaths: 5
Active cases: 280 (-11)

Sullivan County
Total cases: 2,782
Inactive/recovered: 2,325
Deaths: 39
Active cases: 418 (-10)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 307
Inactive/recovered: 295
Deaths: 1
Active cases: 11 (0)

Washington County
Total cases: 2,783
Inactive/recovered: 2,434
Deaths: 42
Active cases: 307 (-8)

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