Teen Is Hamilton County's 127th COVID-19 Victim; Bradley County Has 69 New Cases In A Day; Tennessee Has 4,472 New Cases

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 325,201 on Wednesday with 4,472 new cases. There have been 53 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,048, said state Health Department officials. 

Hamilton County had 259 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, up from the 210 new cases on Tuesday.  The new total is 15,610.

There was one more death from the virus in the county on Tuesday, bringing the toll to 127. The victim was listed as a black female between the ages of 11 and 20.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 13,448, which is 86 percent, and there are 2,035 active cases. 

Hamilton County has 115 patients hospitalized from the virus, with an additional 11 suspected cases.

Of those, 63 are county residents. There are 32 people in intensive care. 

The state currently has 1,982 people hospitalized from the virus, 60 more than on Tuesday.
There have been 279,931 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (86 percent).

Testing numbers are above 4.177 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,118 cases, up 1; 4 deaths

Bradley County: 4,567 cases, up 69; 30 deaths

Grundy County: 708 cases, up 4; 14 deaths

Marion County: 1,001 cases, up 10; 15 deaths

Meigs County: 431 cases, up 4; 10 deaths

Polk County: 607 cases; 14 deaths

Rhea County: 1,477 cases, up 29; 28 deaths

Sequatchie County: 470 cases, up 6; 5 deaths



Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Garber School To Be Transferred For Use As Construction Workforce Center

County Schools Plan To Hire Nine More School Safety Officers


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BALLARD, CHRISTOPHER JAMES 2204 IVY ST CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 32 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT ... (click for more)

The long closed Mary Ann Garber School will be transferred to the county government for use as a Construction Workforce Center. The County School Board is being asked to approve the transfer. ... (click for more)

The County Schools plan to hire an additional nine School Safety Officers using funds from a School Safety Grant and money that had been set aside for School Resource Officers. Supt. Bryan ... (click for more)



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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BALLARD, CHRISTOPHER JAMES 2204 IVY ST CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 32 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- BASSHAM, JOSHUA AARON 357 CENTURY ROSSVILLE, 30741 Age at Arrest: 31 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IMPLIED CONSENT LAW - DRIVERS --- ... (click for more)

Garber School To Be Transferred For Use As Construction Workforce Center

The long closed Mary Ann Garber School will be transferred to the county government for use as a Construction Workforce Center. The County School Board is being asked to approve the transfer. The CWC is "to provide vocational training in the construction industry to students in Hamilton County - both from the county schools and Chattanooga State." (click for more)

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