Knox County confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise to 63

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — The Knox County Health Department said the total number of positive COVID-19 test results has risen to 63 in Knox County.

Officials said one person has died as a result of COVID-19 in Knox County. The victim was hospitalized and passed away over the weekend. The Health Department said the victim was considered high-risk and contracted the virus from the community.

Officials confirmed a Knox County assisted living facility has one resident diagnosed with COVID-19.

The breakdown of numbers related to the virus is as follows:

Positive cases: 63

Deaths: 1

Recovered: 24

Tests given: 931

Hospitallizations: 11

For a more detailed look at the Knox County numbers and information about COVID-19 services and resources visit the KCHD website.

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