Hamilton County Has No More Coronavirus Deaths, 53 New Cases

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Hamilton County had 53 new coronavirus cases reported on Wednesday, bringing the total to 46,206.

There have been no more deaths from the virus, and the total is at 510 in the county.  

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 45,169, which is 98 percent, and there are 527 active cases. 

There are 60 patients hospitalized and 20 in intensive care units. Four more are hospitalized with suspected COVID. There are 32 Hamilton County inpatients.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 877,850 Wednesday with 1,307 new cases. There were four more deaths reported, for a total of 12,651, State Health Department officials said.

The state currently has 502 people hospitalized from the virus, which is 26 more than on Tuesday. Testing numbers are above 8.326 million across the state.

The number of people who have recovered from coronavirus in Tennessee is 857,174, which is 98 percent.

Here are the numbers by county: 

Bledsoe County:  2,250 cases, up 3; 12 deaths

Bradley County:  15,422 cases, up 7; 155 deaths

Grundy County: 1,818 cases, up 2; 35 deaths

Marion County: 3,319 cases, up 27; 49 deaths

Meigs County: 1,437 cases; 24 deaths

Polk County: 2,128 cases, up 2; 24 deaths

Rhea County: 4,419 cases, up 4; 82 deaths

Sequatchie County: 1,791 cases, up 7; 29 deaths

Knox County: 52,591 cases, up 79; 650 deaths

Davidson County: 91,362 cases, up 156; 958 deaths

Shelby County: 101,264 cases, up 226; 1,712 deaths 


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