Hamilton County Has 2 New COVID Deaths, 177 New Cases; Hospitalizations, ICUs Continue To Drop; Tennessee Has 3,400 New Cases, 154 More COVID Deaths

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Hamilton County reported 177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, with 108 patients hospitalized, the lowest number since Nov. 16, 2020, and 24 in Intensive Care Units, the lowest number since Dec. 6, 2020.

Five others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 45 are county residents, also the lowest number since Nov. 9, 2020.

The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 37,538.

There were two more deaths from the virus in the county reported since Tuesday, one male and one female, one black and one white, one between the ages of 51-60 and one between the ages of 71-80, bringing the total to 355. 

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 35,095, which is 93 percent, and there are 2,088 active cases. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 715,806 on Wednesday with 3,400 new cases.
There have been 154 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 9,316, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 2,003 people hospitalized from the virus, 23 fewer than Tuesday.

Testing numbers are above 6.233 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 668,021, 93 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,793 cases, up 5; 11 deaths

Bradley County:  11,378 cases, up 49; 106 deaths, up 2

Grundy County: 1,449 cases, up 7; 24 deaths, up 2

Marion County: 2,382 cases, up 12; 34 deaths

Meigs County: 1,201 cases, up 3; 17 deaths

Polk County: 1,523 cases, up 9; 17 deaths

Rhea County: 3,940 cases, up 12; 60 deaths, up 2

Sequatchie County: 1,431 cases, up 1; 20 deaths

Knox 40,739 cases, up 260; 467 deaths, up 12

Davidson 73,910 cases, up 515; 719 deaths, up 3

Shelby 79,637 cases, up 422; 1,223 deaths, up 12



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