Hamilton County Has Another Death From Coronavirus, 68 More Cases; State Has 6 New Deaths

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Hamilton County had one more death from the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the toll to 105. There were 68 new cases, compared to 54 on Saturday, bringing the total to 11,204.

There were 2,605 new coronavirus cases in the state on Sunday for a total of 228,744.

 

Tennessee had six more coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 2,909, state Health Department officials said. 


The state currently has 1,000 people hospitalized from the virus, 166 fewer than on Saturday.

There have been 204,726 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (90 percent).

Testing numbers are above 3.329 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Shelby County: 33,996 cases, up 242; 551 deaths, up 2

Davidson County: 29,425 cases, up 240; 325 deaths

Knox County: 11,679 cases, up 120; 86 deaths

Bledsoe County:  917 cases, up 4; 4 deaths

Bradley County: 3,368 cases, up 27; 21 deaths

Grundy County: 504 cases, up 6; 8 deaths

Marion County: 684 cases, up 14; 9 deaths

Meigs County: 290 cases, up 14; 4 deaths

Polk County: 460 cases, up 2; 13 deaths

Rhea County: 1,020 cases, up 6; 16 deaths

Sequatchie County: 321 cases, up 7; 4 deaths


Associate Of Man Charged In Fire That Burned 2 Officers Is Taken Into Custody

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Work Continues On Damaged Gas Line On Dayton Boulevard


A suspect in a burglary that led to Robert Allen Vandergriff’s arson in which two officers suffered burns has now been arrested. A Hixson Pike resident reported a burglary to his storage unit ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ANDERSON, JOHN CARTER 8928 PRAIRE SCHOONER CIR SODDY DAISY, 37379 Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DRINKING ... (click for more)

Repairs continue on the natural gas main damaged last week by a contractor working on a digging project unrelated to Chattanooga Gas near the 5500 block of Dayton Boulevard. Natural gas service, ... (click for more)



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Associate Of Man Charged In Fire That Burned 2 Officers Is Taken Into Custody

A suspect in a burglary that led to Robert Allen Vandergriff’s arson in which two officers suffered burns has now been arrested. A Hixson Pike resident reported a burglary to his storage unit in August. He told police that the previous day, the door to his storage unit was damaged, but not destroyed to the point where items could be stolen. Police said security footage of ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ANDERSON, JOHN CARTER 8928 PRAIRE SCHOONER CIR SODDY DAISY, 37379 Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County DRINKING UNDER AGE/SELL ALCOHOL TO MINOR --- BENNETT, MARK WENDALL 4709 COLONIAL CHATTANOOGA, 37411 Age at Arrest: 51 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga FAILURE TO APPEAR --- ... (click for more)

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