Hamilton County Coronavirus Numbers Stay Level For 5th Day; No New Deaths; 7 More Die In Tennessee

Saturday, August 1, 2020

New Hamilton County coronavirus cases stayed level for the fifth day.

There were 62 new cases reported on Sunday after recent numbers reaching up to 175 in a day. Total cases now are 5,573.

Deaths remain at 48.

However, Tennessee had six more deaths bringing the toll to 1,073.

There were 1,443 cases for a total of 109,627.

Thirty three more were hospitalized to bring that total to 4,756.

There have been 68,471 recover from the virus.

Testing numbers are above 1.56 million.

Here are the numbers by county:

Davidson County: 19,320 cases, up 144; 199 deaths, up 1 

Shelby County: 21,296 cases, up 275; 285 deaths, up 1

Bledsoe County:  668 cases, up 7; 1 death

Bradley County: 1,705 cases, up 24; 10 deaths

Franklin County: 285 cases, up 14; 4 deaths

Grundy County: 101 cases, up 3; 2 deaths

Knox County: 3,926 cases, up 76; 34 deaths, up 3

Marion County: 206 cases, up 7; 4 deaths

McMinn County: 479 cases, up 7; 20 deaths

Meigs County: 96 cases; no deaths

Monroe County: 356 cases, up 4; 9 deaths

Polk County: 166 cases, up 9; 1 death

Rhea County: 497 cases, up 6; 1 death

Sequatchie County: 94 cases; 0 deaths

 

 


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