TDH Reports 262 New COVID Cases, 2 New Deaths in Northeast Tennessee Tuesday | WJHL


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NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Health reported 262 new COVID-19 cases, two new deaths and 190 new inactive / recovered cases in northeast Tennessee on Tuesday.

Vaccination

To date, 239,049 people, or about 47.3% of the total population, in northeast Tennessee are fully vaccinated.

There were 2,287 new vaccinations in the past week, down 31% from the previous seven-day period, but up 99% from about a month ago.

New cases

New cases reported today by county: Carter +17, Greene +22, Hawkins +23, Johnson +14, Sullivan +107, Unicoi +5 and Washington +74.

In the past seven days, northeast Tennessee has added 1,388 new cases. In the previous seven days, the region reported 1,009 new cases.

There have been 93,342 cases reported in northeast Tennessee since the start of the pandemic.

Community spread rate

Red indicates high transmission (≥100), orange indicates high transmission (50-99.99), yellow indicates moderate transmission (10-49.99) and blue indicates low transmission (0-9 , 99).

All seven counties have “high” levels of community transmission, based on CDC community transmission indicators.

New deaths

New deaths reported today by county: Carter +1 and Washington +1.

In the past seven days, northeast Tennessee has reported 21 new deaths. In the previous seven-day period, 12 deaths were reported.

There have been 1,552 reported deaths in northeast Tennessee since the start of the pandemic.

Active cases

TDH reported 1,990 active cases in northeast Tennessee, up 70 from the previous day.

The last time active cases were this high: October 16.

COVID-19 in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,510 new cases statewide, bringing the state’s total to 1,308,237 cases.

The health department also reported 57 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 16,916 deaths.

There are currently 13,953 active cases in Tennessee, up 37 from yesterday.

Health officials have reported 1,277,368 recoveries in Tennessee since the start of the pandemic.


The following data has been reported: (the number in parentheses is the change since yesterday)

Northeastern Tennessee
Total number of cases: 93,342 (262)
Idle / Recovered: 89,800 (190)
Death: 1,552 (2)
Active cases: 1,990 (70)

Carter County
Total cases: 10,818 (+17)
Idle / Recovered: 10,438 (+12)
Death: 226 (+1)
Active cases: 154 (+4)

Greene County
Total cases: 14,151 (+22)
Inactive / Recovered: 13,705 (+28)
Death: 247 (0)
Active cases: 199 (-6)

Hawkins County
Total cases: 10,660 (+23)
Inactive / Recovered: 10,261 (+29)
Death: 180 (0)
Active cases: 219 (-6)

Johnson County
Total cases: 3,890 (+14)
Inactive / Recovered: 3,703 (+17)
Death: 52 (0)
Active cases: 135 (-3)

Sullivan County
Total number of cases: 27,933 (+107)
Idle / Recovered: 26,841 (+50)
Death: 443 (0)
Active cases: 649 (+57)

Unicoi County
Total cases: 3,224 (+5)
Inactive / Recovered: 3,124 (+4)
Death: 65 (0)
Active cases: 35 (+1)

Washington County
Total cases: 22,666 (+74)
Inactive / Recovered: 21,728 (+50)
Death: 339 (+1)
Active cases: 599 (+23)

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