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Jul 27 2020
06:32 am

The Knox County Health Department reports 3,085 coronavirus cases and 138 probable cases.

That's 791 new cases in the past week, with 58, 93, 78, 123, 187, 137, 115 as the cases per day for the past week.
That's a 36.6% increase over last week.

According to the TN Dept. of Health, on 6/27/2020 for the first time Knox County broke the threshold for rate of new covid-19 cases per 100,000 Tennesseans.
Knox County continues to break this threshold, three times the week of June 28, three times the week of July 5, six times the week of July 12, six times the week of July 19. Twelve times in the past 14 days.
This threshold is used for decision making processes, e.g. long term care facilities in counties below the threshold for 14 consecutive days may consider allowing visitors. Sevier County has been above this threshold for 14 days.

There are 44 Knox County COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized.
That's a 4% decrease in hospitalizations compared to the previous week.

There have been 23 total deaths in Knox County from COVID-19.
That's a 28% increase in deaths in the past week (18 as of July 18).
2 in the 18-44 age group (9%)
8 in the 45-64 age group (35%)
1 in the 65-74 age group (4%)
12 in the 75+ age group (52%)

As of July 21, 2020, ICU Bed availability is up to 15.8%. (272 ICU beds total with 43 beds available)

The County Health Department has a map with the number of coronavirus cases per zip code.
This data has not been updated since the last report.



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As of July 14, 2020, ICU Bed availability is up to 8.8%. (272 ICU beds total with 24 beds available)
As of July 7, 2020, ICU Bed availability is down again to 7.7%. (272 ICU beds total with 21 beds available)
As of June 30, 2020, ICU Bed availability was 11.0% (272 ICU beds total with 30 beds available).
As of June 25, 2020, ICU Bed availability was at 14.3% (272 ICU beds total with 39 beds available).

On July 16, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 217 (population 28,000) (24.0% increase), then
37920 with 169 cases (population 39,000) (31.0% increase).
37917 with 141 cases (population 27,000) (24.7% increase)
37918 with 140 cases (population 44,476) (1st time entry into the higher number of cases in Knox County)
37923 with 131 cases (population 30,000) (27.2% increase) and

On July 9, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 175 (population 28,000) (38.9% increase), then
37920 with 129 cases (population 39,000) (59.3% increase).
37917 with 113 cases (population 27,000) (46.8% increase)
37923 with 103 cases (population 30,000) (21.2% increase) and

On July 2, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 126 (population 28,000) (28.5% increase), then
37923 with 85 cases (population 30,000) (23.2% increase) and
37920 with 81 cases (population 39,000) (32.8% increase).
37917 with 77 cases (population 27,000) (40.0% increase)

On June 25, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 98 (population 28,000), then
37923 with 69 cases (population 30,000) and
37920 with 61 cases (population 39,000) .
37917 with 55 cases (population 27,000)

On June 21, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 72 (population 28,000), then
37923 with 62 cases (population 30,000) and
37920 with 43 cases (population 39,000) .
37917 with 43 cases (population 27,000)

On June 14, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37921 has the most cases with 57 (population 28,000), then
37923 with 56 cases (population 30,000) and
37920 with 39 cases (population 39,000) .

On May 31, 2020, these zip codes were reported with the most cases:
37923 has the most cases with 35 (population 30,000), then
37919 with 30 cases (population 28,000) and
37920 with 30 cases (population 39,000

wisdom4all's picture

Alcoa schools open and students start contracting virus

Up Goose Creek's picture

Follow the Onsets

On the other hand the onset charts are dropping somewhat steadily. Starting July 7 - four days after the mask mandate.

Does this mean we are seeing more asymptomatic cases or just that the onset dates aren't being reported as consistently.

bizgrrl's picture

Thanks for the positive note.

Thanks for the positive note.

fischbobber's picture

Onset charts

What did I miss?

Was this not the go to zip code chart? I view this as the go to reference point of following thye disease.

One can only control ones presentation of facts.

Up Goose Creek's picture

Onset Chart

Bob, the onset chart is near the bottom of the Knox county Covid page. Below all the demographic data and just below the new cases per day.

Treehouse's picture

More information

Thanks bizgrrl for this but today's Inside Knoxville contains stark graphs for what has happened to us over the past six months. And our lack of leadership is killing us. Not hard to wear a mask!

(link...)

bizgrrl's picture

Of the now 33 deaths in the

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