Hamilton County Has No New COVID Deaths, 16 More Cases; Tennessee Has 3 More Deaths

Friday, June 18, 2021

Hamilton County had 16 new coronavirus cases reported Friday, bringing the total to 45,364.

There have been no more deaths from the virus, and the total is at 506 in the county. 

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 44,721, which is 99 percent, and there are 137 active cases. 

There are 20 patients hospitalized and 11 in Intensive Care Units. Two more are hospitalized with suspected COVID. There are four Hamilton County inpatients.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 866,027 on Friday with 84 new cases. There have been three more deaths from the virus, for a total of 12,516, State Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 251 people hospitalized from the virus, which is 22 fewer than on Thursday. Testing numbers are above 8.116 million across the state.

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 851,564, which is 98 percent.

Bledsoe County:  2,214 cases, up 2; 11 deaths

Bradley County:  15,290 cases; 152 deaths

Grundy County: 1,801 cases; 35 deaths

Marion County: 3,230 cases; 48 deaths

Meigs County: 1,428 cases, up 2; 24 deaths

Polk County: 2,112 cases, up 2; 23 deaths

Rhea County: 4,393 cases, down 2; 82 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,751 cases, up 2; 29 deaths

Knox County: 51,977 cases, up 21; 644 deaths, up 1

Davidson County: 90,485 cases, up 21; 948 deaths, down 8

Shelby County: 98,401 cases, up 97; 1,669 deaths, up 1


Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Police Blotter: Dispute Is Handled Amicably At Lee Highway Nail Salon; Report Unfounded That Woman Was Disrobing On Rossville Boulevard

Collegedale Will Keep Lowered Certified Rate As Its Tax Rate


Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, LAVONTE DESEAN 7919 HANCOCK RD CHATTANOOGA, 37416 Age at Arrest: 27 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge POSSESSION OF DRUG ... (click for more)

A disorder was reported at a nail salon on Lee Highway. Officers spoke with a woman who said she was not satisfied with the service she received from an employee at the shop. She said the employee ... (click for more)

The new certified property tax rate for the city of Collegedale was accepted by the board of commissioners as the property tax rate for fiscal year 2021-2022. Due to higher assessments of property ... (click for more)



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Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ALLEN, LAVONTE DESEAN 7919 HANCOCK RD CHATTANOOGA, 37416 Age at Arrest: 27 years old Arresting Agency: East Ridge POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION OF DRUGS FOR RESALE UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON POSS OF FIREARM DURING A FELONY --- BLEVINS, ANDREW JAMES 1092 E ELMWOOD DR CHATTANOOGA, 37405 Age ... (click for more)

Police Blotter: Dispute Is Handled Amicably At Lee Highway Nail Salon; Report Unfounded That Woman Was Disrobing On Rossville Boulevard

A disorder was reported at a nail salon on Lee Highway. Officers spoke with a woman who said she was not satisfied with the service she received from an employee at the shop. She said the employee only did half the work she needed and she did not want to pay for the work done to her nails. The employee said she only wanted the woman to pay for the work done to her feet. Both ladies ... (click for more)

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Big Dogs At The City Get Most Of The Salary Money

The current crisis concerning recycling is nothing more than too much pork in the high end paychecks. The top 31 combined salaries in the city of Chattanooga amounts to $3,750,000 per year. That's right folks, millions. The average pay for these people is $121,000 coming from our hard-earned tax dollars. The average income of the citizens of Chattanooga is $26,200 per year based ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Liberty Above Mandates

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