Tennessee hit another 1,000-plus COVID-19 case increase Tuesday, while far Southwest Virginia saw no change.
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Tennessee saw its first below-1,000 new COVID-19 case report in 11 days Monday, while far Southwest Virginia added three new cases.
In Northeast Tennessee, Washington County posted the highest one-day increase in the region with 16 cases for a pandemic total of 165 and no deaths.
Tennessee saw a ninth consecutive day of 1,000-plus new COVID-19 cases Saturday, with 27 of those in Northeast Tennessee.
Northeast Tennessee saw an increase of 28 cases bringing the number of active cases in the eight-county region to 128.
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Sullivan County saw a 10-case jump in Thursday’s report to 101 cases and 2 deaths, and Hawkins added 4 cases for a total of 55 and 2 deaths.
Tennessee started off July with more than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases, while Northeast Tennessee added 9 new cases in reports Wednesday.
Tennessee saw another 1,000-plus day of new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, while far Southwest Virginia added another three cases to its pandemic tally.
Tennessee saw more than 2,100 new COVID-19 cases in two days, according to reports a day after the state’s communicable disease data system crashed.
Computer system difficulties put Sunday’s Tennessee COVID-19 daily report on hold, and far Southwest Virginia added a new case.
Northeast Tennessee saw another double-digit increase in COVID-19 cases in Saturday’s case reporting, while Greene County’s death toll was adjusted downward after a new case was reported Friday.