Tennessee Has Over 3,000 More Coronavirus Cases In A Day And 27 Deaths

Friday, July 31, 2020

Tennessee had 3,088 new coronavirus cases, health officials reported Friday. The new total is 105,959.

There have been 4,661 patients hospitalized in Tennessee from the virus, up 89. 

Officials said 66,357 have had the virus and recovered.

Over 1.5 million have been tested.

Here are the numbers by county:

Davidson County: 18,978 cases, up 302; 198 deaths, up 3

Shelby County: 20,586 cases, up 504; 279 deaths, up 4

Bledsoe County:  659 cases, up 3; 1 death

Bradley County: 1,651 cases, up 58; 10 deaths

Franklin County: 258 cases, up 16; 4 deaths, up 1

Grundy County: 97 cases, up 3; 2 deaths

Knox County: 3,705 cases, up 130; 30 deaths, up 2

Marion County: 195 cases, up 4; 4 deaths

McMinn County: 462 cases, up 10; 20 deaths

Meigs County: 92 cases, up 5; no deaths

Monroe County: 333 cases, up 28; 9 deaths

Polk County: 140 cases, up 6; 1 death, the county's first

Rhea County: 481 cases, up 15; 1 death

Sequatchie County: 93 cases, up 4; 0 deaths


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A 58-year-old man was killed while riding a bicycle late at night on Tuesday at Chickamauga, Ga. The Georgia State Patrol said John Sneed was struck by a pickup truck. It happened around ... (click for more)

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Breaking News

Man, 58, Killed While Riding Bicycle Late At Night At Chickamauga

A 58-year-old man was killed while riding a bicycle late at night on Tuesday at Chickamauga, Ga. The Georgia State Patrol said John Sneed was struck by a pickup truck. It happened around 10 p.m. on Highway 341. The bicyclist was near the center line. (click for more)

Signal Mountain Closes Pool After Lifeguard Tests Positive For COVID

Signal Mountain has closed its pool after a lifeguard tested positive for COVID-19. Officials said, "We do not believe it was contracted at the pool facility. The guard’s most recent shifts were this past Wednesday and Saturday during the morning sessions. "Given the protocols in place, risk of exposure for patrons was extremely low. However, we feel it appropriate to provide ... (click for more)

Opinion

Busloads Of COVID-19 Headed This Way - And Response

Peaceful protests are a constitutional right of all Americans under normal conditions. These are not normal conditions. Atlanta is a major "hot spot" of new cases and total cases of the virus. So forgive me for saying this, but Atlantans, STAY HOME! Busloads with an estimated total of 500 protestors are probably bringing coronavirus to Miller Plaza Friday night at 6:30 in ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We’re Out Of ‘Touch’

I’ve been a “people person” for all of my life and not until this past weekend did I become aware I have been suffering badly due to “lack of touch.” A lifelong friend passed along a Daily Devotional where a gifted pastor in Massachusetts mourned the fact that – get this – she had been touched by another human being only four times in the last four months. As I paused to dwell on ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga FC Defender Raymond Lee Moves To USL Championship Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Chattanooga Football Club is announcing that the club has finalized a deal with Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the USL Championship that will send defender Raymond Lee to the Keystone state, pending league and federation approval. “From a club standpoint, it is always difficult to see a good player and better person leave” said Peter Fuller, Head Coach, Chattanooga FC. “But I think ... (click for more)

UTC's Sept. 3 Football Game With Western Kentucky Is Delayed

The UTC football game set at Western Kentucky on Sept. 3 will be delayed. Western Kentucky Director of Athletics Todd Stewart said, “We have had continuing discussions with Chattanooga regarding the date of our 2020 football game. Given the recent changes among many programs regarding their start date for the upcoming football season, WKU and Chattanooga have mutually agreed ... (click for more)