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Dec 22 2021
07:27 am

From Knox County, as of 12/21/2021,
and from State of Tennessee as of 12/21/2021,

since the inception of COVID-19, approx. 1/23/2020...

the Knox County Health Department reports 65,525 coronavirus cases and 17,801 probable cases. Over 2,100 cases cases in 33 days, averaging 64 cases a day, 10 more cases a day than last month.

There have been 998 deaths due to coronavirus in Knox County.
That is up from 946 total deaths as of 11/19/2021.
52 deaths in 33 days.

Deaths by age group (age breakdown as of 12/21/2021, Knox County count of 993 cases):

43 in the 18-44 age group (5%) (increase of 8% since 11/19/21)
211 in the 45-64 age group (21%) (increase of 9% since 11/19/21)
241 in the 65-74 age group (24%) (increase of 3% since 11/19/21)
498 in the 75+ age group (50%) (increase of 5.5% since 11/19/21)

As of 12/20/2021, there are
217 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in the Knox County region. A 53% increase over 11/19/2021 hospitalizations at 142.

As of 12/20/2021 there are
64 COVID-19 patients in ICU. A 60% increase over 11/19/2021 patients in the ICU at 40.

Hospitalizations up from a low of 21 on 7/4/21.

As of December 20, 2021, ICU bed available capacity is at 12.3% of 317 total ICU beds.

As of December 21, 2021, the TN Dept of Health reports the average positivity rate over the past 7 days is 10.1%, up from 6.9% on November 18, 2021. Higher than the 5.6% on 7/14/2021.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 11/18/2021:
% with 2 doses - 56.31% on 12/21/2021 (up from 54.55% on 11/18/2021, up from 53.87%10/18/2021, up from 50.68% on 9/17/2021, up from 49.54% on 9/12/2021, up from 48.99% on 8/27/2021, up from 47.28% on 8/13/2021, up from 46.14% on 7/27/2021, up from 45.42% on 7/14/2021)
% with at least 1 dose - 61.34% on 12/21/2021 (up from 59.56% on 11/18/2021, up from 58.17% on 10/18/2021, up from 57.04% on 9/17/2021, up from 56.10% on 9/12/2021, up from 54.66% on 8/27/2021, up from 52.43% on 8/13/2021, up from 50.22% on 7/27/2021, up from 49.09% on 7/14/2021)

JaHu's picture

There is one bit of

There is one bit of information I wish they would release that I feel could be important but I can't seem to find the numbers on it, and that is of the people who have been vaccinated, and have either been hospitalized or died from the virus, which vaccine did they receive? I assume when they are speaking of the people with one dose they are referring to J&J but that may not always be the case.

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