Hamblen Co. Sheriff’s Dept. reports first confirmed COVID-19 case

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HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – The Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department has reported its first case of COVID-19.

Sheriff Esco Jarnigan made the announcement on Facebook Wednesday afternoon, saying the employee had been quarantined and that inmates and employees are being tested.

We will update you when more information becomes available.

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