Eleven New Deaths Reported at Sweetwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

11 new deaths are reported at Sweetwater Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Wednesday.

Our TV News Partner WVLT says 12 residents at the nursing home are currently sick with COVID-19 – six of those are hospitalized.

According to the Tennessee COVID-19 data website, McMinn County has had a total of 1,542 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began and 32 deaths.

As of October 18, McMinn County was in the “red zone” designated by the White House.

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