Hamilton County Has 4 More COVID Deaths And 135 New Cases; State Has 18 More Deaths

Monday, September 27, 2021

The Hamilton County Health Department reported four more coronavirus deaths on Monday and 135 new positive cases, down from 143 the day before. The total cases in the county now stands at 61,210. The death total is at 617.

The deaths were reported to be two women and two men; three white and one black; one age 41-50,  one age 61-70, one age 71-80 and one age 81 or older.

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is 205 in Hamilton County - down from 239 on Friday. Eight more are hospitalized with suspected COVID. There are 61 Hamilton County inpatients and 67 patients are in ICU, down from 69 reported Friday.

The number of those who have recovered from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 58,506, which is 96 percent. There are 2,087 active cases, down from 2,319 on Friday.

Tennessee reported 2,061 new cases on Monday for a total of 1,217,394 coronavirus cases. 

There were 18 more deaths in Tennessee reported on Monday, for a total of 14,952.

The state currently has 2,729 people hospitalized from the virus, 36 fewer than the day before.

The number of coronavirus tests that have been administered in the state is 9.843 million. 

There have been 1,151,165 Tennesseans that have recovered from the virus, which is 95 percent.

Here are the numbers by county, last updated Friday: 

Bledsoe County:  3,295 cases, up 14; 13 deaths

Bradley County:  21,268 cases, up 133; 170 deaths, up 1

Grundy County: 2,627 cases, up 18; 36 deaths

Marion County: 5,484 cases, up 23; 52 deaths

Meigs County: 2,074 cases, up 10; 25 deaths

Polk County: 2,999 cases, up 15; 25 deaths

Rhea County: 6,622 cases, up 44; 89 deaths

Sequatchie County: 2,828 cases, up 18; 30 deaths

Knox County: 73,860 cases, up 471; 837 deaths, up 15

Davidson County: 116,038 cases, up 757; 1,073 deaths, up 5

Shelby County: 139,331 cases, up 787; 2,066 deaths, up 21


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