Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, Just 55 New Cases; Bradley Has 4 More Deaths, 170 More Cases; Tennessee Has 4,029 New Cases, 42 More Deaths

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Hamilton County reported 55 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

However, Bradley County had four more deaths and cases are up 170.

The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 36,889.

There were no more deaths from the virus in the county reported since Friday, leaving the total at 337.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 705,876 on Saturday with 4,029 new cases. There have been 42 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 8,819, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 2,264 people hospitalized from the virus, 101 fewer than Friday.

Testing numbers are above 6.158 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 651,283, 92 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,780 cases, up 20; 11 deaths

Bradley County:  11,163 cases, up 170; 98 deaths, up 4

Grundy County: 1,431 cases, up 17; 22 deaths

Marion County: 2,353 cases, up 26; 32 deaths, up 1

Meigs County: 1,182 cases, up 14; 16 deaths

Polk County: 1,485 cases, up 19; 17 deaths

Rhea County: 3,906 cases, up 36; 57 deaths, up 1

Sequatchie County: 1,411 cases, up 26; 19 deaths, up 1

Knox 39,988 cases, up 519; 439 deaths, up 10

Davidson 72,746 cases, up 751; 692 deaths, up 13

Shelby 78,387 cases, up 912; 1,172 deaths, up 16

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