NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – It is a day of milestones for the coronavirus pandemic in Tennessee. On Wednesday, the case count grew to more than 100,000 and COVID-19 deaths crossed over the 1,000 mark.
Cases of the virus increased by 1,778 from Tuesday to 100,822 — an increase of 1.8%.
Twenty-one more Tennesseans have died from COVID-19, according to the statistics for Wednesday. That is a 2.1% increase from Tuesday and the death toll is now 1,020.
There have been 4,482 hospitalizations and 62,129 recoveries. Some 1,455,120 tests have been administered in Tennessee.
Knox County ranks No. 5 in the list of the Tennessee counties with the most reported cases.
Here are coronavirus-related deaths in Knoxville area counties:
- Anderson 5
- Blount 7
- Hamblen 10
- Grainger 0
- Jefferson 2
- Knox 27
- Loudon 3
- Roane 1
- Sevier 5
- Union 0
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