Hamilton County Has 11 New COVID Deaths, 425 New Cases; Coppinger To Make Announcement On Wednesday On COVID Fight; Tennessee Has 3,527 New Cases, 80 More COVID Deaths

Monday, January 11, 2021

Hamilton County on Monday reported 11 more deaths from the coronavirus.

That brings the death toll in the county to 313.

The county also reported 425 new COVID-19 cases, with 196 patients hospitalized with 54 in Intensive Care Units. Thirteen others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 82 are county residents.

The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 34,254.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 29,224, which is 85 percent, and there are 4,717 active cases.

County Mayor Jim Coppinger said he will hold a press conference Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

in the Health Department’s Golley Auditorium.

 

He said he will make an announcement "regarding the ongoing battle with COVID-19."

 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 657,396 on Monday with 3,527 new cases. There have been 80 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 7,865, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 3,079 people hospitalized from the virus.

Testing numbers are above 5.879 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 568,910, 87 percent.

 

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,695 cases; 10 deaths

Bradley County:  10,173 cases, up 156; 86 deaths

Grundy County: 1,353 cases, up 5; 20 deaths

Marion County: 2,144 cases, up 24; 28 deaths, up 1

Meigs County: 1,079 cases, up 9; 16 deaths

Polk County: 1,346 cases, up 8; 17 deaths

Rhea County: 3,642 cases, up 15; 53 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,311 cases, up 3; 18 deaths

Knox 36,973 cases, up 256; 361 deaths, up 4

Davidson 67,992 cases, up 347; 628 deaths, up 2

Shelby 73,322 cases, up 482; 1,039 deaths, up 10


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