Hamilton County Has 6 New COVID Deaths, 490 New Cases; Tennessee Has 3,478 New Cases, 146 More COVID Deaths

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Hamilton County reported 490 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 204 patients hospitalized with 60 in Intensive Care Units. Eleven others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 91 are county residents.

The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 34,744.

There were six more deaths from the virus in the county reported on Tuesday, three male and three female, four white and two black, one between the ages of 61-70, one between the ages of 71-80 and four over the age of 81, bringing the total to 319. 

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 29,896, which is 86 percent, and there are 4,529 active cases. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 660,874 on Tuesday with 3,478 new cases. There have been 146 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 8,011, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 3,048 people hospitalized from the virus, nine less than Monday.

Testing numbers are above 5.894 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 579,345, 88 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,703 cases, up 8; 10 deaths

Bradley County:  10,246 cases, up 73; 89 deaths, up 3

Grundy County: 1,359 cases, up 6; 20 deaths

Marion County: 2,160 cases, up 16; 31 deaths, up 3

Meigs County: 1,085 cases, up 6; 16 deaths

Polk County: 1,356 cases, up 10; 17 deaths

Rhea County: 3,664 cases, up 22; 54 deaths, up 1

Sequatchie County: 1,315 cases, up 4; 18 deaths

Knox 37,197 cases, up 224; 371 deaths, up 10

Davidson 68,292 cases, up 300; 641 deaths, up 13

Shelby 73,749 cases, up 427; 1,055 deaths, up 16

Harrison Home Has $70,000 In Damage After Couch Catches Fire

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Health Department Offers COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Information Poster


Firefighters from Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department saved a house from burning to the ground early Thursday morning. At 12:30 a.m., a neighbor called 911 reporting a house fire at 6072 ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ANDERSON, VINCENT CATRON 3304 PIONEER LANE CHATTANOOGA, 37419 Age at Arrest: 32 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County NONSUPPORT ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County Health Department has produced an information poster for COVID-19 Vaccine registration. Click here for the information poster in both English and Spanish. Subscribe ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Harrison Home Has $70,000 In Damage After Couch Catches Fire

Firefighters from Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department saved a house from burning to the ground early Thursday morning. At 12:30 a.m., a neighbor called 911 reporting a house fire at 6072 Ramsey Road (Harrison area). Highway 58 VFD responded and arrived on the scene reporting heavy smoke pouring from the eaves. Firefighters gained entry to the house and found a couch on fire ... (click for more)

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ANDERSON, VINCENT CATRON 3304 PIONEER LANE CHATTANOOGA, 37419 Age at Arrest: 32 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County NONSUPPORT AND FLAGRANT NONSUPPORT --- ARROWSMITH, ALICIA ANN 10355 WALDEN ST SODDY DAISY, 37379 Age at Arrest: 35 years old Arresting Agency: Red Bank DRUG PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION ... (click for more)

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