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COVID-19 in Knox Co.: One new death reported, active cases decrease

Published: Dec. 1, 2020 at 11:19 AM EST|Updated: Apr. 21, 2021 at 11:02 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -According to data from the Knox County Health Department one new death was reported on Wednesday, April 21. The death toll is 626.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases decreased. There are currently 701 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 28 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department no new deaths were reported on Tuesday, April 20. The death toll is 625.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased. There are currently 799 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 31 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, March 31, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department three new deaths were reported on Tuesday, March 30. The death toll is now 609.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased. There are currently 1,066 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 35 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, March 29, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department one new death was reported on Monday, March 29. The death toll is now 606.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased. There are currently 1,043 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 42 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, March 26, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, there were no new deaths reported Friday, March 26. The death toll remains at 605.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased slightly. There are currently 1,017 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 39 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department one new death was reported on Thursday, March 25. The death toll is now 605.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased slightly. There are currently 961 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 35 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department two new deaths were reported on Wednesday, March 24. The death toll is now 604.

In Knox County, active COVID-19 cases increased slightly. There are currently 884 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 33 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department one new death was reported on Tuesday, March 23. The death toll is now 602.

In Knox County, there are currently 836 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 31 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, March 22, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department no new deaths were reported on Monday, March 22. One death was reported over the weekend. The death toll is now 601.

In Knox County, there are currently 871 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 37 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, March 19, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department three new deaths were reported on Friday, March 19. The death has now surpassed 600.

In Knox County, there are currently 885 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations remained stagnant with 33 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department there was two new deaths were reported on Thursday, March 18. The death toll is at 598.

In Knox County, there are currently 860 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 33 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department there was one new death reported on Wednesday, March 17. The death toll is at 596.

In Knox County, there are currently 947 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 31 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department no new deaths were reported Tuesday, March 16. The death toll remains at 595.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,011 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 28 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, March 15, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, no new deaths were reported on Sunday, March 14.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,048 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 31 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Monday, March 14. The death toll is now 594.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,048 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 31 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one death was reported on Saturday, March 13 with 594 deaths.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,057 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 33 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, March 12, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 remained stagnant at 593 with no new deaths reported on Friday, March 12.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,069 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 36 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 593 on Thursday, March 11.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,063 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 40 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 547 on Wednesday, March 10.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,031 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 39 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 545 on Tuesday, March 9.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,177 active COVID cases. According to KCHD, 13 new cases were reported Tuesday. This is the lowest daily increase this year.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 36 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, March 8, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 544 on Monday, March 8, 2021.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,168 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 38 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 543 on Sunday, March 7, 2021.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,174 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 43 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 543 on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,159 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased with 41 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, March 5, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is at 543 on Friday, March 5, 2021.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,208 active COVID cases. According to KCHD, 64 new cases were reported Friday.

Hospitalizations increased with 40 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, March 4, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Thursday, March 4 The death toll due to COVID-19 is at 541.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,110 active COVID cases. According to KCHD, 95 new cases were reported Thursday. This is the highest daily increase since February 20.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 40 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, three new deaths were reported Wednesday, March 3 The death toll due to COVID-19 is at 540.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,257 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 46 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Tuesday March 3. The death toll due to COVID-19 is at 537.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,340 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 55 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, March 1, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Monday, March 1. The death toll due to COVID-19 is at 536.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,345 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 54 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, no new deaths were reported Sunday, Feb. 28. The death toll due to COVID-19 remains at 535.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,358 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 51 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, no new deaths were reported Saturday, Feb. 27. The death toll due to COVID-19 remains at 535.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,408 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 53 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, four new deaths were reported Friday, Feb. 26. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 535.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,407 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations continued to decrease with only 55 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Thursday, Feb. 25. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 531.

In Knox County, there were nearly 100 new active cases reported. There are currently 1,464 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations declined with only 52 individuals currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, two new deaths were reported Wednesday, Feb. 24. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 530.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,367 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,238.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, three new deaths were reported Tuesday, Feb. 23. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 528.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,652 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,233.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, three new deaths were reported Monday, Feb. 22. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 525.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,665 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,228.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, no new deaths were reported Sunday, Feb. 21. The death toll due to COVID-19 remains at 522.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,678 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,226.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Saturday, Feb. 20. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 522.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,720 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,223 with 54 currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, Feb. 19, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Friday, Feb. 19. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 521.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,812 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,218 with 65 currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, three new deaths were reported Thursday, Feb. 18. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 520.

In Knox County, there are currently 1,847 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations decreased with 59 currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Monday, Feb. 14. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 515.

In Knox County, there are currently 2,018 active COVID cases.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,201 with 62 currently hospitalized.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Saturday, Feb. 13. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 514.

Active COVID cases continue to decrease, according to KCHD.

Hospitalizations increased to 1,192 with 60 currently hospitalized.

Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, one new death was reported Friday for a total of 13 deaths so far this week. The death toll due to COVID-19 is now 513.

Active COVID cases have continued to drop, with nearly 200 less cases this week, according to KCHD.

Hospitalizations remained high at 1,187 with 28 ICU beds still available in the region.

According to KCHD, 5,925 new vaccinations were reported in the county Friday.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, three new deaths were reported Thursday bringing the death toll to 512.

Active COVID cases are down 30 day to day and 176 so far this week, according to KCHD.

Hospitalizations remained high with 28 ICU beds still available in the region.

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, seven new deaths were reported Wednesday bringing the death toll to 509.

Active COVID cases are down 138 on Wednesday, according to KCHD.

Hospitalizations remained high with 70 individuals currently hospitalized in Knox County. There are currently 28 ICU beds still available in the region.

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, deaths continue to increase. Two new deaths were reported Wednesday bringing the death toll to 502.

Active COVID cases are down 8 on Tuesday, according to KCHD.

The health department reported more than 7,300 new vaccinations in the county on Tuesday.

Hospitalizations remained high with nearly 70 individuals currently hospitalized in Knox County. There are currently 28 ICU beds still available in the region.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021

Knox County reached a devastating milestone Monday after the Knox County Health Department reported the death toll has reached 500 due to COVID-19.

Active COVID cases increased by 188 new cases. There are now 2,310 active cases in Knox Co.

Hospitalizations, which have remained high in recent weeks, decreased by 13.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, the death toll due to COVID-19 is nearing 500.

The death toll is now at 499, KCHD reported.

Active COVID cases increased by only 119 new cases. There are now 2,198 active cases in Knox Co.

Hospitalizations remained high at 1,169 with 46 ICU beds still available in the region.

Wednesday, January 29, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department shows four more people have died due to COVID-19.

The death toll is now at 470 in the county.

Active cases increased by just 127 on Friday, continuing the trend of a lower number of new cases being reported each day.

Hospitalizations continue to rise with 93 individuals currently hospitalized.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department shows 11 more people have died due to COVID-19 in the county.

However, the active case count continued on a downward trend with 48 less than yesterday and a decrease of 135 since last week.

KCHD reported 200 new cases Thursday.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, nine new deaths were reported due to COVID-19 Wednesday.

The death toll is now at 455, KCHD reported.

Active COVID cases decreased with only 2,830 cases in the county.

Hospitalizations remained high at 1,100 with only 13 ICU beds still available in the region.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, new cases of COVID-19 increased by just 109 Tuesday.

There are now 3,079 active COVID-19 cases in the county.

However, hospitalizations remained high reaching a record 1,100 with only 13 ICU beds still available in the region.

Two new deaths were reported due to the virus Tuesday bringing the death toll to 446.

Monday, January 25, 2021

According to data from the Knox County Health Department, new cases of COVID-19 increased by just 142 Monday.

That’s a vast improvement following December’s daily spikes that shot into the 500s for multiple days in a row. The active case count increased by just 15 bringing the current total to 2,917.

However, hospitalizations remained high with only 13 ICU beds still available in the region.

Four new deaths were reported due to the virus Monday.

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Sunday showed the death toll in Knox Co. has surpassed 400 due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 440.

KCHD reported 231 new cases and 2,902 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1,096 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Saturday showed the death toll in Knox Co. has surpassed 400 due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 437.

KCHD reported 160 new cases and 3,185 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1,084 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Wednesday showed the county had a record-breaking increase in deaths due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, 14 new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 423.

KCHD reported 85 new cases and 3,838 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1064 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Tuesday showed the death toll in Knox Co. has surpassed 400 due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, two new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 409.

KCHD reported 156 new cases and 4,316 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1049 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, January 18, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Monday showed the death toll in Knox Co. has surpassed 400 due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, nine new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 407.

KCHD reported 274 new cases and 4,122 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1037 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Wednesday showed the death toll in Knox Co. is approaching 400 due to COVID-19.

According to the KCHD website, five new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 391.

KCHD reported 228 new cases and 4,559 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 1010 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Wednesday showed deaths due to COVID-19 continue to rise in Knox County.

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According to the KCHD website, three new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 386.

KCHD reported 281 new cases and 4,754 active cases in the county. Officials said testing is still down compared to numbers recorded before Christmas, which could contribute to the lower number of active cases being reported.

Hospitalizations reached a record 988 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

KCHD officials said nearly 3 percent or nearly 14,000 Knox County residents have been vaccinated so far.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Tuesday showed deaths due to COVID-19 continue to rise in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, four new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 383.

KCHD reported 164 new cases and 4,936 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 974 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Tuesday showed deaths due to COVID-19 continue to rise in Knox County.

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According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported bringing the death toll to 379.

KCHD reported 191 new cases and 5,397 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 946 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Monday showed a record-breaking number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, the death toll has now reached 373.

KCHD reported 339 new cases and 5,417 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 936 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Thursday showed five consecutive days of record-breaking COVID-19 hospitalizations in the county.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported Thursday bringing the death toll to 359.

KCHD reported 371new cases and 4,634 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 873in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The Knox County Health Department data shows three consecutive days of record-breaking COVID-19 hospitalizations in the county.

On Tuesday, 205 people were hospitalized with the virus. That number breaks Monday’s record of 192, and Sunday’s record of 191.

The county also saw a new high for deaths reported as 13 additional people have died due to the virus. The previous record was 11 deaths on December 16.

There were 4,918 active cases Tuesday.

Monday, January 4, 2021

The Knox County Health Department confirmed a new record-high number of COVID-19 hospitalizations Monday.

192 people were in Knox County hospitals due to the virus.

However, the case count increase was significantly lower Monday compared to daily increases throughout December with 257 new cases. Daily case counts throughout December often soared above 500.

Three new deaths were reported Monday bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 333 since the beginning of the pandemic.

4,657 COVID-19 cases were active.

Friday, January 1, 2021

Data released Friday by the Knox County Health Department shows two more people died from COVID-19.

236 new cases bring the total active case count to 4,915. 175 people remained hospitalized.

In 2020 Knox County confirmed a total of 30,625 cases, 791, hospitalizations and 326 deaths.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Data released by the Knox County Health Department Thursday shows nine new deaths due to COVID-19.

517 new cases were recorded Thursday.

The total number of confirmed cases rose to 30,389 since March as 2020 comes to a close. Since the pandemic began, 324 people have died and 786 have been hospitalized in Knox County due to the virus.

As of Thursday, there were only 15 ICU beds left in the region.

Wednesday, December 30

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Wednesday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, three new deaths were reported Wednesday bringing the death toll to 315.

KCHD reported 129 new cases and 4,901 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 758 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, December 29

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Tuesday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported Tuesday bringing the death toll to 312.

KCHD reported 162 new cases and 5,268 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 750 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, December 28

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Monday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, the death toll surpassed 300 with seven new deaths reported Monday. There have been 306 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

KCHD reported 182 new cases and 5,038 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 744 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Wednesday, December 23

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Wednesday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 278.

KCHD reported 163 new cases and 5,429 active cases in the county. This is the lowest one-day increase during December.

Hospitalizations reached a record 719 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Tuesday, December 22

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Tuesday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, six new deaths were reported Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 272.

KCHD reported 478 new cases and 5,152 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 712 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Monday, December 21

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Monday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, the death toll on Monday is now 266.

KCHD reported 541 new cases and 5,181 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 711 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Friday, December 18

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Friday showed deaths continue to rise making December the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, there were 10 new deaths bringing the death toll to 247 on Thursday. On Wednesday, Knox County reported a record-breaking 11 deaths. Since the start of the month, there have been 80 deaths reported so far.

KCHD reported 401 new cases and 4,569 active cases in the county.

Hospitalizations reached a record 702 in the area as regional hospital systems continue to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

Thursday, December 17

Data from the Knox County Health Department released Thursday showed December has already become the deadliest month for COVID in Knox County.

According to the KCHD website, there were three new deaths bringing the death toll to 237 on Thursday. On Wednesday, Knox County reported a record-breaking 11 deaths. Since the start of the month, there have been 70 deaths reported so far.

KCHD reported 527 new cases and 4,562 active cases in the county.

691 people remained hospitalized with the virus as the regional hospital system has continued to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them. In East Tennessee, there are currently only 25 ICU beds available.

Wednesday, December 16

Data from the Knox County Health Department shows a record-breaking number of new COVID-19 deaths Wednesday.

According to the KCHD website, there were 11 new deaths bringing the death toll to 234. The record-breaking increase made December the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Knox County since the start of the pandemic with 67 deaths reported so far.

KCHD reported 472 new cases and 4,274 active cases in the county. Tuesday’s increase is the second only to Sunday’s increase of 587 new cases.

685 people remained hospitalized with the virus as the regional hospital system has continued to struggle to provide enough acute care and ICU beds for everyone who needs them. Statewide there are currently only 168 ICU beds available.

More about the latest benchmarks and Knox County COVID-19 data is available here.

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