Tennessee Has 6,750 New COVID Cases, 15 More Deaths; Hamilton County Has 315 New COVID Cases And 4 New Deaths

Saturday, November 28, 2020
The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 363,466 on Saturday with 6,750 new cases. There have been 15 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,541, said state Health Department officials. 

Hamilton County had 315 new COVID-19 cases since Wednesday. The new total is 17,506.

There were four more deaths from the virus in the county since Wednesday, bringing the total to 152. 

There have been 323,376 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (89 percent).

Testing numbers are above 4.441 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,174 cases, up 15; 5 deaths

Bradley County: 5,197 cases, up 113; 35 deaths

Grundy County: 777 cases, up 8; 14 deaths

Marion County: 1,098 cases, up 21; 19 deaths

Meigs County: 489 cases, up 6; 13 deaths

Polk County: 665 cases, up 15; 15 deaths

Rhea County: 1,697 cases, up 68; 31 deaths

Sequatchie County: 528 cases, up 7; 5 deaths


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