Hamilton County Has 114 In Hospital Due To Coronavirus, Highest Number To Date

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Hamilton County on Thursday reported 114 hospitalizations from the coronavirus, the highest number to date. Of the 114 patients, 37 are Hamilton County residents. Twenty-three are in intensive care.

Hamilton County has has no additional deaths in the last 24 hours from the coronavirus, reported the Hamilton County Health Department. Thirteen more people in Tennessee have died from coronavirus, bringing the new toll to 796.

Hamilton County cases went up by 141 for a total of 3,939. Tennessee cases went up by 2,479 to a new total of 71,450.  

Officials said 41,250 have recovered in the state. 

Sixty-three more went into the hospital, bringing that total to 3,497 in the state.

Officials said 1,123,038 have been tested in Tennessee.

Davidson County is listed with 160 deaths - an increase of three. It has had 14,982 cases - up from 14,550.

Shelby County has had 233 deaths and 15,324 cases - up from 14,891. 

Knoxville is now reporting 17 deaths and 1,915 cases - up 76.

Bledsoe County is at 636 cases after an earlier outbreak at the correctional facility at Pikeville. There has been one death.

Bradley County had 18 more cases, bringing the total to 1,114. There has been six deaths.

Rhea County jumped from 13 cases to 188 related to an outbreak among migrant workers at a farm. It is now at 370 cases and no deaths.

Marion County is at 113 cases, up nine, and four deaths. Sequatchie County is at 54 cases and no deaths. Grundy County is at 71 cases - up three - and two deaths. Meigs County is at 43 cases and no deaths. Franklin County has 136 cases - up nine - and three deaths.










Search On At Chickamauga Creek For Missing Kayaker From Rossville

1 Person Unaccounted For In Early Morning House Fire On Wilcox Boulevard

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report


TWRA officers along with STARS Rescue Service, East Ridge Fire, Chattanooga Fire and Chattanooga Police have continued searching for Robert “DJ” Young, 26, from Rossville, Sunday morning. ... (click for more)

One person is unaccounted for in a house fire that occurred Sunday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department has been battling a second alarm house fire on Wilcox Boulevard with possible ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: AMBROCIO-REYNOSO, HIGINIO 2716 13TH AVE CHATTANOOGA, 37404 Age at Arrest: 38 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga ASSAULT --- ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Search On At Chickamauga Creek For Missing Kayaker From Rossville

TWRA officers along with STARS Rescue Service, East Ridge Fire, Chattanooga Fire and Chattanooga Police have continued searching for Robert “DJ” Young, 26, from Rossville, Sunday morning. Mr. Young was reported missing and his possessions were found in an overturned kayak on Chickamauga Creek on Saturday. Mr. Young’s fiancée dropped him off around 9 a.m. on Saturday ... (click for more)

1 Person Unaccounted For In Early Morning House Fire On Wilcox Boulevard

One person is unaccounted for in a house fire that occurred Sunday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department has been battling a second alarm house fire on Wilcox Boulevard with possible entrapment. A passerby called it in at 4:42 a.m. and reported seeing flames coming from the home in the 3400 block, located near the intersection of Wilcox Boulevard and Tunnel Boulevard. ... (click for more)

Opinion

The Courts' Role In Protecting Voting Rights

Nov. 3, Election Day, is right around the corner. Of course, voting is fundamental to elections. It is through voting we both give our consent to those we entrust to govern us and hold those governing us accountable. From our right to vote come many of our rights and freedoms. Every day seems to bring new stories about disputes over voting, many of which are pursued through lawsuits. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Trump’s $455 Billion Call

Late last fall, there was a story that got a lot of mileage and for good reason. Donald Trump’s economic trade policy of America First signaled that our President had the guts to say “enough is enough” to The Marshall Plan, which by all rights should have been discontinued about 50 years ago but was not. It enabled the countries we were eager to help following World War II to continue ... (click for more)

Sports

No. 2 Alabama Routs Tennessee At Home, 48-17

Tennessee got a pair of touchdown passes from senior quarterback Jarrett Guarantano and a career-best day from freshman wide receiver Jalin Hyatt , but it wasn't enough for the Vols to keep pace in a 48-17 setback to No. 2 Alabama at Neyland Stadium on Saturday. Guarantano, who had scoring passes of 38 yards to Hyatt and 27 yards to senior wide receiver Josh Palmer , finished ... (click for more)

Zeca Ends Career In CFC 1-0 Loss To Maryland Bobcats

For but a moment, it looked as if Zeca’s footballing skill would produce one last highlight in a career full of them. Standing with his back to the goal and down 1-0 to the Maryland Bobcats, the Chattanooga Football Club’s captain located the ball, flipped backwards, and took a bicycle kick. A storybook ending was being written in front of the Finley Stadium crowd who could not ... (click for more)