Hamilton County Has No More COVID Deaths, 31 More Cases; Tennessee Has 9 More Deaths

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Hamilton County had 31 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 44,708. There have been no more deaths from the virus, leaving the total at 496 in the county.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 43,705, which is 98 percent, and there are 507 active cases.

There are 46 patients hospitalized and 11 in Intensive Care Units. Four more are hospitalized with suspected cases of COVID.  Of those hospitalized, 13 are county residents. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 856,428 on Thursday with 841 new cases. There have been nine more deaths from the virus, for a total of 12,305 State Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 719 people hospitalized from the virus, which is 10 fewer than on Wednesday. 

Testing numbers are above 7.803 million across the state.

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 835,714, which is 98 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  2,156 cases, up 3; 11 deaths

Bradley County:  15,096 cases, up 2; 151 deaths

Grundy County: 1,795 cases, up 2; 34 deaths

Marion County: 3,128 cases, up 1; 47 deaths

Meigs County: 1,390 cases; 25 deaths

Polk County: 2,085 cases; 24 deaths

Rhea County: 4,357 cases, down 1; 75 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,716 cases, up 6; 29 deaths

Knox County: 51,090 cases, up 41; 636 deaths

Davidson County: 89,609 cases, up 37; 941 deaths, up 1

Shelby County: 96,328 cases, up 167; 1,628 deaths, up 3


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

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Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ACKLIN, MARQUAN D 209 TUNNEL BLVD CHATTANOOGA, 37411 Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED ... (click for more)

A rezoning request has been filed for an affordable housing project just south of Ridgeland High School on Happy Valley Road. There would be 250 housing units in 10 3-story building with a ... (click for more)

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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ACKLIN, MARQUAN D 209 TUNNEL BLVD CHATTANOOGA, 37411 Age at Arrest: 18 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE --- ASH, MARCUS EUGENE 1011 GADD RD APT 709 CHATTANOOGA, 37343 Age at Arrest: 26 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DOMESTIC ASSAULT --- BELL, MATHEW ... (click for more)

Rezoning Request Filed For Affordable Housing Project Near Ridgeland High School

A rezoning request has been filed for an affordable housing project just south of Ridgeland High School on Happy Valley Road. There would be 250 housing units in 10 3-story building with a community building also included. Units would range from 650 studio units to 1,375 three-bedroom units. The property is to include "high-end amenities" such as an outdoor pool, gym, playground, ... (click for more)

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