NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Health reported 98 new COVID-19 cases in northeastern Tennessee on Sunday along with a new death due to the virus.
Sullivan County saw most new COVID-19 cases Sunday with 55 new cases.
Carter and Hawkins counties followed suit with 13 and 10 new cases, respectively.
Washington County had eight new cases; Greene County had five new cases; Unicoi County had four new cases; and Johnson County had three new cases.
The one new death due to COVID-19 Sunday was in Washington County.
Vaccines in Northeast Tennessee
Washington County is first within the state of Tennessee for the first COVID-19 vaccine doses received.
Washington County has the second-highest percentage in the state for the number of fully vaccinated people, and Unicoi County is fourth and Sullivan County is fifth.
COVID-19 in Tennessee
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,347 new cases nationwide, increasing the state’s total to 757,418 cases.
The health department also reported 31 new deaths, bringing the state’s total to 10,933 deaths.
Health officials have reported 722,598 recoveries in Tennessee since the pandemic began.
The following data were reported by location: (the number in parentheses has changed since yesterday)
Total cases: 5,833
Inactive / Restored: 5,540 (+13)
Active cases: 146
New cases: 13
Total cases: 7,177
Inactive / recovered: 6,872 (+15)
Active cases: 165 (-10)
New cases: 5
Total cases: 5,050
Inactive / recovered: 4,753 (+15)
Active cases: 206 (-5)
New cases: 10
Total cases: 2,132
Inactive / restored: 2,061
Active cases: 34 (-3)
New cases: 3
Total cases: 13,823
Inactive / Recovered: 13,182 (+44)
Active cases: 378 (+11)
New cases: 55
Total cases: 1,747
Inactive / Restored: 1,672 (+3)
Active cases: 29 (+1)
New cases: 4
Total cases: 12,513
Inactive / recovered: 12,027 (+19)
Deaths: 224 (+1)
Active cases: 262 (-12)
New cases: 8
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