No New Hamilton County COVID Deaths, 62 New Cases; Tennessee Has 12 Deaths, 1,342 New Cases

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Hamilton County had 62 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total to 41,650. There are no new deaths from the virus as the total deaths remains at 466.

There are 57 patients hospitalized and 13 in Intensive Care Units. One other is in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, 28 are county residents.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 40,350, which is 97 percent, and there are 834 active cases.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 794,137 on Tuesday with 1,342 new cases. There have been 12 more deaths from the virus, for a total of 11,650, state Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 676 people hospitalized from the virus, 17 more than on Monday.

Testing numbers are above 7.006 million across the state. 

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 770,011, 97 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  2,034 cases, up 1; 10 deaths

Bradley County:  13,492 cases, up 59; 141 deaths

Grundy County: 1,717 cases, down 2; 30 deaths

Marion County: 3,011 cases, up 6; 45 deaths

Meigs County: 1,282 cases; 23 deaths

Polk County: 1,836 cases, up 7; 24 deaths

Rhea County: 4,201 cases, up 2; 73 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,601 cases, up 3; 26 deaths, up 1

Knox County: 47,187 cases, up 71; 596 deaths

Davidson County: 83,462 cases, up 141; 872 deaths

Shelby County: 88,897 cases, up 93; 1,529 deaths

 


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