Hamilton County Has 2 More COVID Deaths And 65 New Cases; Tennessee Has 55 More Deaths

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

The Hamilton County Health Department reported two more coronavirus deaths on Tuesday and 65 new positive cases, down from 81 on Monday. The total number of cases in the county now stands at 65,169. The death total is 673 people.

It is reported the deaths were one white woman and one white man; both age 61-70.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is 51 in Hamilton County - down from 53 on Monday. Six more are hospitalized with suspected COVID. There are 15 Hamilton County inpatients and 16 patients are in ICU - down from 17 on Monday.  

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 63,811, which is 98 percent. There are 685 active cases, up from 664 on Monday.

Tennessee reported 1,441 new cases on Tuesday, for a total of 1,308,237 coronavirus cases. 

There were 55 more deaths in Tennessee reported on Tuesday, for a total of 16,916.

The state currently has 718 people hospitalized from the virus, no change from the day before.

The number of coronavirus tests that have been administered in the state is 10.646 million.

There have been 1,277,368 Tennesseans that have recovered from the virus, which is 98 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  3,546 cases, up 4; 20 deaths, up 2

Bradley County:  22,536 cases, up 16; 215 deaths, up 3

Grundy County: 2,927 cases, up 4; 42 deaths, up 1

Marion County: 5,875 cases, up 3; 57 deaths

McMinn County: 10,694 cases, up 25; 137 deaths

Meigs County: 2,223 cases, up 1; 31 deaths, up 1

Polk County: 3,238 cases; 33 deaths, up 1

Rhea County: 7,080 cases, up 10; 98 deaths, up 1

Sequatchie County: 3,063 cases, up 5; 33 deaths

Knox County: 78,394 cases, up 104; 946 deaths

Davidson County: 123,624 cases, up 107; 1,192 deaths, up 1

Shelby County: 147,067 cases, up 121; 2,321 deaths, up 9


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