Hamilton County Has 1 New Coronavirus Death; Tennessee Coronavirus Deaths Increase By 13

Friday, July 24, 2020

Hamilton County has had one more coronavirus death, bringing the toll to 42.

The county had 111 more cases of coronavirus, health officials reported. The new total is 4,721.

There are now 1,586 active cases, up 71.

Thirteen more people in Tennessee have died from coronavirus, bringing the new toll to 938.

Tennessee cases went up by 2,091 to a new total of 89,078.  

Officials said 52,983 have recovered in the state. One hundred four more went into the hospital, bringing that total to 4,120 in the state. 

There have been 1,321,707 tested in Tennessee.

Davidson County is still at 179 deaths. It has had 17,180 cases - up from 16,956.

Shelby County now has 263 deaths, up three, and has 17,693 cases - up from 17,278. 

Knoxville is still reporting 21 deaths and has 2,844 cases - up from 2,703.

Bledsoe County has 646 cases, up three. There has been one death.

Bradley County had 29 more cases, bringing the total to 1,359. There have been nine deaths.
Rhea County has 418 cases, up eight, and remains at one death.

Marion County is at 148 cases, up five, and remains at four deaths. Sequatchie County is at 71 cases - up two - and no deaths. Grundy County has 78 cases and remains at two deaths. Meigs County is at 62 cases and no deaths. Franklin County has 180 cases - up nine - and remains at 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)

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