Hamilton County Has 1 More Coronavirus Death And 41 More Cases; Tennessee Has 60 More Deaths

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The Hamilton County Health Department reported one more coronavirus death on Tuesday and 41 new positive cases, down from 78 on Monday. The total number of cases in the county now stands at 63,843. The death total is at 647.

It is reported the death was a white man, age 51-60. 

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is 88 in Hamilton County - down from 91 on Monday. Seven more are hospitalized with suspected COVID. There are 25 Hamilton County inpatients and 24 patients are in ICU - up from 22 on Monday.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 62,319, which is 98 percent. There are 877 active cases, down from 948 on Monday.

Tennessee reported 960 new cases on Tuesday, for a total of 1,276,257 coronavirus cases. 

There were 60 more deaths in Tennessee reported on Tuesday, for a total of 16,243.

The state currently has 1,135 people hospitalized from the virus, four fewer than the day before.

The number of coronavirus tests that have been administered in the state is 10.272 million.

There have been 1,245,210 Tennesseans that have recovered from the virus, which is 98 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  3,485 cases, up 2; 18 deaths

Bradley County:  22,086 cases, up 18; 195 deaths, up 1

Grundy County: 2,833 cases, up 8; 37 deaths

Marion County: 5,762 cases, up 3; 54 deaths, up 1

McMinn County: 10,500 cases; 131 deaths, up 1

Meigs County: 2,169 cases, up 4; 28 deaths

Polk County: 3,186 cases, up 1; 30 deaths, up 1

Rhea County: 6,960 cases, up 1; 93 deaths, up 1

Sequatchie County: 2,988 cases, up 2; 32 deaths

Knox County: 78,435 cases, up 65; 921 deaths, up 6

Davidson County: 120,916 cases, up 91; 1,158 deaths, up 8

Shelby County: 144,036 cases, up 92; 2,238 deaths, up 2


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