Hamilton County Has 432 New COVID Cases, 3 New Deaths, Record High 151 Hospitalizations; Tennessee Has 3,967 New COVID Cases, 93 More Deaths

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Hamilton County reported 467 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The new total is 19,501.

There were three more deaths from the virus in the county reported on Thursday, one male and two females, one was White, one was Black and one was not yet determined, two were between the ages of 61-70 and one was between the ages of 71-80, bringing the total to 164. 

Hamilton County had 151 patients hospitalized from the virus, the highest record to date, with an additional 33 suspected cases.

Of those, 90 are county residents, another record high. There are 26 people in intensive care. 

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 16,709, which is 86 percent, and there are 2,628 active cases. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is 388,252 on Thursday with 3,967 new cases. There have been 93 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 4,781, said state Health Department officials.

The state currently has 2,476 people hospitalized from the virus, 2 less than on Wednesday.

There have been 347,412 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (89 percent).

Testing numbers are above 4.593 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,224 cases, up 13; 5 deaths

Bradley County: 5,716 cases, up 73; 37 deaths

Grundy County: 806 cases, up 3; 14 deaths

Marion County: 1,187 cases, up 21; 19 deaths

Meigs County: 525 cases, up 3; 12 deaths

Polk County: 709 cases, up 4; 15 deaths

Rhea County: 1,878 cases, up 19; 36 deaths, up 3

Sequatchie County: 584 cases, up 18; 5 deaths


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Tennessee National Guard Supports Presidential Inauguration

New Tyner High, Middle School At Top Of School Board Wish List Along With Clifton Hills


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, DISMOND 4518 HIXSON PIKE HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga THEFT OF PROPERTY OVER $1,000.00 ... (click for more)

Over 750 Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are part of a 25,000 member National Guard task force supporting the 59th Presidential Inauguration and assisting with security ... (click for more)

Several county school board members said Thursday that a new school for Tyner High School and for the adjacent Tyner Middle School is at the top of their list for the next phase of the county ... (click for more)



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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, DISMOND 4518 HIXSON PIKE HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga THEFT OF PROPERTY OVER $1,000.00 THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $1,000.00 THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $1,000.00 THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $1,000.00 THEFT OF PROPERTY UNDER $1,000.00 THEFT OF PROPERTY THEFT OF PROPERTY ... (click for more)

Tennessee National Guard Supports Presidential Inauguration

Over 750 Soldiers and Airmen with the Tennessee National Guard are part of a 25,000 member National Guard task force supporting the 59th Presidential Inauguration and assisting with security for the U.S. Capitol and other Federal properties in Washington, D.C. The Tennessee Army National Guard is providing over 700 Soldiers from the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment headquartered ... (click for more)

Opinion

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Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

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Sports

Chattanooga FC Looking For More Success With Familiar Faces For 2021 Season

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Chattanoogan Bill Akers Outshined The Babe In September Of 1930

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