Hamilton County Has Record Coronavirus ICUs And Another Death; Bradley County Has 2 More Deaths; 27 More Die In Tennessee

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Hamilton County had another 80 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, as well as another death bringing the toll to 49.

The number of COVID patients in Intensive Care continued to go up and is now at 40, the highest number yet. 

Total cases now are 5,749 in Hamilton County. There are 4,569 that have recovered from the virus in the county.

There are 88 COVID patients hospitalized as well as 12 more suspected cases.

The number of active cases in Hamilton County was listed at 1,131 - down 335 since Tuesday. That is a key measure on how the county schools will open.

Tennessee had 27 more deaths bringing the toll to 1,144. 

There were 1,657 cases for a total of 114,098.

There were 101 more hospitalized to bring that total to 5,001.

There have been 75,550 recover from the virus.

Testing numbers are above 1.61 million.

Here are the numbers by county:

Shelby County: 21,924 cases, up 196; 298 deaths, up 5

Davidson County: 19,812 cases, up 249; 208 deaths, up 3 

Knox County: 4,186 cases, up 78; 38 deaths, up 1

Bledsoe County:  674 cases; 1 death

Bradley County: 1,771 cases, up 32; 12 deaths, up 2

Franklin County: 296 cases, up 10; 4 deaths

Grundy County: 104 cases, up 2; 2 deaths

Marion County: 210 cases, up 1; 4 deaths

McMinn County: 498 cases, up 5; 20 deaths

Meigs County: 99 cases, up 1; no deaths

Monroe County: 380 cases, up 3; 9 deaths

Polk County: 181 cases, up 2; 3 deaths 

Rhea County: 514 cases, up 3; 1 death

Sequatchie County: 96 cases; 0 deaths

 

 


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Police Blotter: Police Help Woman Who Can't See Well Get Home; Woman Has Purse Stolen At Walmart

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Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BISSINGER, DERRICK N 936 MOUNTAIN CREEK RD APT C CHATTANOOGA, 37405 Age at Arrest: 25 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DRUGS ... (click for more)

Police were dispatched to Hamill Road for an elderly woman having trouble driving her vehicle back to her residence at the John Calvin Apartments. The woman told police she could not see very ... (click for more)



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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: BISSINGER, DERRICK N 936 MOUNTAIN CREEK RD APT C CHATTANOOGA, 37405 Age at Arrest: 25 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DRUGS GENERAL CATEGORY FOR RESALE POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA --- BROWN, TREMANE E 1905 NATCHEZ ST Knoxville, 379153021 Age at Arrest: 33 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga ... (click for more)

Police Blotter: Police Help Woman Who Can't See Well Get Home; Woman Has Purse Stolen At Walmart

Police were dispatched to Hamill Road for an elderly woman having trouble driving her vehicle back to her residence at the John Calvin Apartments. The woman told police she could not see very well and had left to buy cigarettes when it was dark and was now having trouble getting back home. Police had the woman park her vehicle, due to the trouble she was having driving and for her ... (click for more)

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