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Jul 28 2021
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As of 7/28/2021,

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

the Knox County Health Department reports 43,441 coronavirus cases and 8,883 probable cases.

There have been 655 deaths due to coronavirus in Knox County.
That is up from 650 total deaths reported as of July 14, 2021. 5 deaths in 2 weeks.

Deaths by age group:

15 in the 18-44 age group (2%) (increase of 0.7% since 7/14/21)
104 in the 45-64 age group (16%) (increase of 3% since 7/14/21)
148 in the 65-74 age group (23%) (increase of 0.6% since 7/14/21)
388 in the 75+ age group (59%) (no change since 7/14/21)

As of 7/27/2021, there are 124 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in the Knox County region (up from 43 as of 7/13/2021), 32 in ICU (up from 11 as of 7/13/2021). Hospitalizations up from a low of 21 on 7/4/21 and has been rising since.

As of July 27, 2021, ICU bed available capacity is at 6.6%, with 317 total available ICU beds.

As of July 27, 2021, the TN Dept of Health reports the average positivity rate over the past 7 days is 12.5%, up from 5.6% on 7/14/2021.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 7/27/2021:
% with 2 doses - 46.14% (up from 45.42% on 7/14/2021)
% with at least 1 dose - 50.22% (up from 49.09% on 7/14/2021)

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As of August 6, 2021, the TN

As of August 6, 2021, the TN Dept of Health reports 663 deaths in Knox County, an increase of 13 deaths in weeks. Knox County Dept. Of Health reporting 658 deaths as of 8/4/2022.

As of August 6, 2021, the TN Dept of Health reports the average positivity rate over the past 7 days is 15.0%, up from 12.5% on 7/27/2021.

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