Hamilton County Has 4 New COVID Deaths, 82 New Cases; Tennessee Has 952 New Cases, 20 More COVID Deaths

Monday, February 22, 2021
Hamilton County reported 82 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with 67 patients hospitalized and 16 in Intensive Care Units. Seven others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 20 are county residents.

The new total of cases in Hamilton County is 40,118.

There were four more deaths from the virus in the county reported since Sunday, bringing the total to 449.  

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 38,499, which is 96 percent, and there are 1,170 active cases. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 766,089 on Monday with 952 new cases.
There have been 20 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 11,153, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 1,008 people hospitalized from the virus, 7 fewer than Sunday.

Testing numbers are above 6.681 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 738,731, 96 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  1,977 cases, down 3; 10 deaths

Bradley County:  12,654 cases, up 21; 137 deaths

Grundy County: 1,654 cases, up 3; 29 deaths

Marion County: 2,882 cases, up 6; 44 deaths

Meigs County: 1,251 cases; 20 deaths

Polk County: 1,725 cases, up 2; 21 deaths

Rhea County: 4,111 cases, up 9; 72 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,533 cases, up 2; 27 deaths

Knox County: 45,057 cases, up 75; 564 deaths, up 3

Davidson County: 80,451 cases, up 102; 833 deaths, up 3

Shelby County: 86,235 cases, up 101; 1,451 deaths

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ABDALLA, OSMAN ZAKARIA 1118 GROVE ST CHATTANOOGA, 374023744 Age at Arrest: 52 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- BAKER, SAUNJAE HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37403 Age at Arrest: 43 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DISORDERLY CONDUCT POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE POSSESSION ... (click for more)

Type O Blood Donors Needed At Blood Assurance Due To Low Donor Turnout

Blood Assurance is urging all eligible type O donors to make an appointment to donate blood this week to prepare for traumas, natural disasters, and regularly scheduled transfusions to help patients in need. The need for blood never stops but over the last few months, donor turnout has been low. In order to meet the needs of local patients, the amount of donors seen each day must ... (click for more)

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