Hamilton County Has Record 71 In Hospital With Coronavirus; Tennessee Has 25 More Deaths

Thursday, July 9, 2020

The number of coronavirus patients in Chattanooga hospitals has risen to the highest level yet - 71. That includes 37 from Hamilton County.

 

The previous high was 65 on June 10.

 

The number of those in Intensive Care has dropped back down to 17.

 

Hamilton County has had 104 more coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 3,180.

 

Deaths remain at 36. 

 

There have been 25 more deaths from the virus in Tennessee, bringing the total to 710.

 

Cases in Tennessee rose by 1,605, bringing the total to 57,591. Of the total, 33,609 have recovered.

Officials said 65 more have been hospitalized - up to 3,088.

Tennessee has now passed 972,000 on its testing program.

Davidson County is listed with 138 deaths - an increase of six. It has had 12,549 cases - up from 12,234.

 

Shelby County has had 208 deaths - an increase of six - and 12,842 cases - up from 12,549.

 

Knoxville has nine deaths and 1,471 cases - up 79.

Bledsoe County is at 625 cases after an earlier outbreak at the correctional facility at Pikeville. There has been one death.

Bradley County had 15 more cases, bringing the total to 889. There have been four deaths.

Rhea County jumped from 13 cases to 188 related to an outbreak among migrant workers at a farm. It is now at 294 and no deaths.

Marion County is at 90 cases - up three - and four deaths. Sequatchie County is at 43 cases and no deaths. Grundy County is at 65 cases and now with two deaths. Meigs County is at 35 cases. Franklin County has 104 cases and three deaths.


 


Mobile Home Damaged By Fire Off Dayton Boulevard

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Fire officials said a smoke detector saved a Hixson woman’s life when her mobile home caught fire early this morning, waking her up and allowing her to escape. It happened at 4:17 a.m. ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BANKS, ANTHONY BRETT 212 WILSON ST CONCORD, 28025 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous ... (click for more)

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz). III. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)



Breaking News

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Fire officials said a smoke detector saved a Hixson woman’s life when her mobile home caught fire early this morning, waking her up and allowing her to escape. It happened at 4:17 a.m. on Saturday at Smitty's Trailer Park on Smitty's Circle off Dayton Boulevard. Responding units found the trailer fully involved. They quickly had the fire under control. The resident ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BANKS, ANTHONY BRETT 212 WILSON ST CONCORD, 28025 Age at Arrest: 29 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous Charges or Other Reason(s) --- BEARD, KEVIN LEBRON 806 HOOKER RD CHATTANOOGA, 37412 Age at Arrest: 36 years old Arresting Agency: Collegedale Police AGGRAVATED ROBBERY AGGRAVATED ... (click for more)

Opinion

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Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Bubba and Buster, both pipefitters, were getting their gloves and gear to start at 7 o’clock prompt last Wednesday when both agreed how lucky they were about not having to wear masks on an open construction site. “But, boy, when me and my lady go grocery shopping on Saturday, I make sure she wears one!” said Bubba. Buster, something of a roustabout, was touched by that and, stumbling ... (click for more)

Sports

SoCon Opts Out Of Fall Sports Competition/Sports Move To Spring

The Southern Conference Council of Presidents announced Thursday that the league will not have fall league competition due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing for non-conference contests at each institutions' discretion. It is the intention of the SoCon to move the fall sports' regular-season competition and championships to the spring. ... (click for more)

Randy Smith: The Time I Almost Met Harry Caray

As I have written about many times before, I have met and interviewed a lot of famous people. Players, coaches, announcers and other sports celebrities have a memorable place in my career. For instance, a few days ago I wrote about the time I met Mickey Mantle. Today I'm reminded of the time when I almost met one of my true announcing heroes - the great Harry Caray. It ... (click for more)