Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, 49 More Cases

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Hamilton County coronavirus deaths remain at 95 and 49 new cases were reported on Sunday. The new total is 9,658. 

Tennessee had three more coronavirus deaths bringing the total to 2,377, state Health Department officials said. 

There were 2,104 new cases in the state for a total of 192,995.

The state currently has 728 people hospitalized from the virus, 12 fewer than on Friday. 

There have been 175,143 people who have recovered from the virus in Tennessee (91 percent).

Testing numbers are above 2.825 million across the state. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Shelby County: 30,953 cases, up 198; 459 deaths, up 1

Davidson County: 26,630 cases, up 156; 306 deaths

Knox County: 9,497 cases, up 119; 79 deaths

Bledsoe County:  862 cases, up 8; 4 deaths

Bradley County: 2,962 cases, up 28; 17 deaths

Grundy County: 309 cases, up 18; 5 deaths

Marion County: 533 cases, up 4; 8 deaths

Meigs County: 228 cases, up 2; 3 deaths

Polk County: 399 cases, up 11; 10 deaths

Rhea County: 844 cases, up 10; 12 deaths

Sequatchie County: 238 cases, up 5; 1 deaths, down 1


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