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COVID-19: Saturday's numbers

Staff report • Apr 18, 2020 at 6:45 PM

The Tennessee Department of Health reported Saturday that 90,586 tests have been administered since the COVID-19 pandemic started. To date, Tennessee has 6,762 confirmed cases with 3,234 recoveries and 145 deaths.

In Northeast Tennessee, that report (available online for all counties) includes: five cases, three recoveries and one death in Carter County; 30 cases, 22 recoveries and two deaths in Greene County; 27 cases, 23 recoveries and two deaths in Hawkins County; two cases and two recoveries in Johnson County; 45 cases, 35 recoveries and one death in Sullivan County; one case and one recovery in Unicoi County; and 46 cases and 37 recoveries in Washington County. There have been no cases reported in Hancock County.

The number of cases in Hawkins, Sullivan and Washington counties remained unchanged from Friday’s report.

The Virginia Department of Health tracking website reported 51,931 tests have been administered in the commonwealth with 8,053 confirmed cases, 1,296 hospitalizations and 258 deaths.

In Southwest Virginia, there are 18 cases in Wise County, seven cases in Lee County, four cases in Scott County and one case in Norton for a total of 30. On Saturday, the LENOWISCO Health District reported the district’s second death. Details were not listed, per VDH patient privacy policy.

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