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Tennessee COVID-19: 1,410 new cases, including 21 in NETN; death in Greene County reported in error

Johnson City Press • Updated Jun 26, 2020 at 6:05 PM


Novel coronavirus in Tennessee by the numbers:

— 1,410 new cases and 10 new deaths reported Friday.

— 39,444 total cases since tracking began in March. 37,753 confirmed. 281 probable.

— 577 total deaths. 552 confirmed. 25 probable.

 473 new recoveries for a total of 25,753.

— 67 new hospitalizations for a total of 2,498 over the course of the pandemic.

— 14,469 new tests for a total of 741,737.

Northeast Tennessee by the numbers:

— 21 new cases in the upper eight counties for a total of 445.

— 6 new cases each in Carter County. 4 new cases in Washington County. 3 new cases in Hawkins County. 2 new cases each in Greene, Johnson and Sullivan counties. 

— 7 total deaths in the upper eight counties. A death in Greene County was reported in error by the Department of Health on Friday. 

— 11 new recoveries for a total of 357.

— 80 active cases in NE Tennessee.

— 150 new negative test results for a total of 24,727.

Friday Cases PCR Positive Tests PCR Negative Tests Recoveries Fatalities Active Cases
Carter 48 49 2,513 27 1 20
Greene 68 75 3,419 53 2 13
Hancock 3 2 336 1 0 2
Hawkins 46 59 2,688 34 2 10
Johnson 30 32 2,435 24 0 6
Sullivan 79 81 6,288 69 2 8
Unicoi 53 58 1,213 52 0 1
Washington 118 141 5,835 97 0 21
NE Tennessee 445 497 24,727 357 8 81
Change 21 20 150 11 1 10

Tests completed include those who have been tested multiple times, to provide a more accurate picture of the amount of COVID-19 testing taking place in Tennessee.

Thursday Cases PCR Positive Tests PCR Negative Tests Recoveries Fatalities Active Cases
Carter 42 45 2,505 26 1 15
Greene 66 73 3,387 53 2 11
Hancock 3 2 332 1 0 2
Hawkins 43 56 2,672 32 2 9
Johnson 28 29 2,435 24 0 4
Sullivan 77 79 6,230 69 2 6
Unicoi 53 58 1,212 52 0 1
Washington 112 135 5,804 89 0 23
NE Tennessee 424 477 24,577 346 7 71