Bradley COVID-19 cases at 1,555; 497 active

By TIM SINIARD
Posted 7/30/20

The number of deaths in Tennessee caused by COVID-19 surpassed 1,000 individuals on Wednesday, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.In addition, the number of cases also crossed a new …

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Bradley COVID-19 cases at 1,555; 497 active

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The number of deaths in Tennessee caused by COVID-19 surpassed 1,000 individuals on Wednesday, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.
 
In addition, the number of cases also crossed a new threshold, with 100,822 individuals testing positive for the virus since it was first reported in the state in early March.
 
As of Wednesday, there were 4,482 hospitalizations and 62,129 recoveries.
 
Since Tuesday, 1,778 additional cases were reported by TDH, with 2,639 recoveries, 110 hospitalizations and 21 deaths.
 
In Bradley County, 1,555 individuals as of Wednesday have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, resulting in 1,048 recoveries, 497 active cases and 10 deaths.
 
The latest number reflects 30 newly confirmed cases and one recovery.
 
The first positive case in Bradley County was reported by the Bradley County Health Department on March 20.
 
According to a report filed by a Nashville news station, the number of school-aged children in Tennessee testing positive for COVID-19 has increased by a third in the last 10 days, just as schools across the state are preparing to reopen for the fall semester.
 
On July 18, there were 6,827 children ages 5-18 who had tested positive for the coronavirus, the station reported. By July 28, that number had risen to 9,085.
 
In Bradley County, as of Tuesday, the number of children with COVID-19 grew from 136 to 175, a 28.68% increase since July 18.
 
Cleveland City Schools students head back to school on Aug. 10 which is the start of a staggered registration. The full in-person return for all students is Aug. 17. Bradley County Schools will begin with an abbreviated day of virtual meetings on  Aug. 5, and begin their staggered registration on Aug. 7. All students return for in-person instruction on Aug. 17. Both school systems are offering online study options.
 
Confirmed case totals for Bradley County neighbors include: 
 
 
• Grundy: 89 cases, 63 recoveries and 2 deaths;
 
 
• Hamilton: 5,344 cases, 3,502 recoveries and 45 deaths;
 
 
• Marion: 183 cases, 104 recoveries and 4 deaths;
 
 
• McMinn: 442 cases, 289 recoveries and 20 deaths;
 
 
• Meigs: 84 cases, 40 recoveries and 0 deaths;
 
 
• Monroe: 297 cases, 158 recoveries and 9 deaths;
 
 
• Polk: 123 cases, 58 recoveries and 0 deaths;
 
 
• Rhea: 454 cases, 346 recoveries and 1 deaths; and
 
 
• Sequatchie: 88 cases, 55 recoveries and 0 deaths.
 
 
 Counties with Tennessee's highest numbers of cases include:
 
 
• Bedford: 806 cases, 601 recoveries and 10 deaths;
 
 
• Bledsoe: 654 cases, 632 recoveries and 1 death;
 
 
• Davidson: 18,545 cases, 13,422 recoveries and 194 deaths; 
 
 
• Hamblen: 1,101 cases, 627 recoveries and 10 deaths; 
 
 
• Knox: 3,444 cases, 1,643 recoveries and 27 deaths;
 
 
• Montgomery: 1,524 cases, 618 recoveries and 10 deaths;
 
 
• Putnam: 1,465 cases, 1,048 recoveries and 13 deaths;
 
 
• Robertson: 1,344 cases, 780 recoveries and 16 deaths;
 
 
• Rutherford: 5,682 cases, 2,904 recoveries and 49 deaths;
 
 
• Shelby: 19,522 cases, 14,494 recoveries and 273 deaths;
 
 
• Sumner: 3,014 cases, 1,490 recoveries and 68 deaths;
 
 
• Trousdale: 1,565 cases, 1,479 recoveries and 6 deaths;
 
 
• Williamson: 3,021 cases, 1,661 recoveries and 22 deaths; and
 
 
 • Wilson: 1,941 cases, 1,106 recoveries and 20 deaths.
 
 
According to Johns Hopkins University, as of Wednesday afternoon, more than 4.3 million individuals in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19, with 150,034 deaths and more than 1.3 million recoveries.
 
Globally, more than 16.8 million individuals have tested positive, resulting in 662,297 deaths and more than 9.8 million recoveries, according to Johns Hopkins.
 
For additional data, go to tn.gov/health,  as well as https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

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