Hamilton County Has No More COVID Deaths, 11 New Cases; Tennessee Has 2 More Deaths

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Hamilton County had 11 new coronavirus cases reported Wednesday, bringing the total to 45,267. There have been no more deaths from the virus, and the total is at 504 in the county. 

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 44,575, which is 98 percent, and there are 188 active cases. 

There are 28 patients hospitalized and 12 in Intensive Care Units. One more is hospitalized with a suspected case of COVID. There are nine Hamilton County inpatients. 

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 864,583 on Wednesday with 199 new cases. There have been two more deaths from the virus, for a total of 12,494 State Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 350 people hospitalized from the virus, which is 16 fewer than on Tuesday. Testing numbers are above 8.047 million across the state.

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 849,385, which is 98 percent.

Here are the numbers by county:

Bledsoe County:  2,192 cases; 11 deaths

Bradley County:  15,235 cases, up 6; 153 deaths

Grundy County: 1,798 cases; 35 deaths

Marion County: 3,168 cases, up 1; 47 deaths

Meigs County: 1,414 cases, up 1; 25 deaths

Polk County: 2,109 cases; 25 deaths

Rhea County: 4,383 cases, up 1; 74 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,740 cases; 29 deaths

Knox County: 51,741 cases, up 18; 641 deaths, up 1

Davidson County: 90,306 cases, up 10; 953 deaths, down 1

Shelby County: 97,991 cases, up 27; 1,670 deaths, down 1


Police Blotter: Doller General Shoplifter Returns; Landlord Visits Tenants At 2 A.M.

2 Fugitives Arrested Friday Afternoon On Shallowford Road

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report


A shoplifting was reported at the Dollar General, 2303 E. 23rd St. Police spoke with the store manager, who said an unknown black female had run out of the store with a trash bag full of items ... (click for more)

Detectives with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Division went to 6220 Shallowford Road on Friday at 2:45 p.m. to attempt to locate and arrest fugitives Shawn Cranfield, 42, and ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ARNOLD, TAMI MARIE 1526 DALLAS LAKE ROAD HIXSON, 37343 Age at Arrest: 53 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County Booked for Previous ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Police Blotter: Doller General Shoplifter Returns; Landlord Visits Tenants At 2 A.M.

A shoplifting was reported at the Dollar General, 2303 E. 23rd St. Police spoke with the store manager, who said an unknown black female had run out of the store with a trash bag full of items without paying. The woman then fled in a white four-door sedan with a drive out tag. The manager estimated the value of items taken around $200. While working on the report at a separate location, ... (click for more)

2 Fugitives Arrested Friday Afternoon On Shallowford Road

Detectives with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Division went to 6220 Shallowford Road on Friday at 2:45 p.m. to attempt to locate and arrest fugitives Shawn Cranfield, 42, and Erika Bell, 29. Cranfield had outstanding Hamilton County warrants on the following charges: possessing a firearm with intent to go armed; possession of drug paraphernalia (x2), possession ... (click for more)

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