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4/3/20 State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers

4/3/20 State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers

  Laboratory Type Positive Test Negative Tests Total State PH Lab 317 2,065 2,382 Non-State PH Lab 2,750 32,707 35,457 Total 3,067 34,772 37,839 * Please note, these data are meant to provide a rough estimate of testing volume. Due to different source data, numbers may differ slightly from day to day. ** Laboratory reports of positive…MORE

Knox County in Response to Stay at Home Order Says Par

Knox County in Response to Stay at Home Order Says Par

Knox County Parks and Recreation Department announces that county parks will be open for passive use only until further notice in response to the Governor’s Stay at Home order. Skate parks, beach volleyball, basketball courts and ballfields will be closed. House Mountain, which the County manages and leases from the State, will also be closed.…MORE

Governor Visits Knox County Regarding COVID-19

Governor Visits Knox County Regarding COVID-19

The Governor of Tennessee brought his COVID-19 message to Knox County Friday.  “Every Tennessean has a personal responsibility to engage in this fight against COVID-19,” Lee said at the Lawson Athletics Center on the University of Tennessee campus. “We will get to the back side of it.” Lee joined area leaders in working to convert the…MORE

4/3/20 COVId-19 Numbers for Knox County

4/3/20 COVId-19 Numbers for Knox County

Cases: Number of Positive Cases 93 Number of *Recovered Cases (This number is included in the number of positive cases) 50 **Hospitalizations 14 Deaths 1 ***Number of Tests (positive and negative results in NBS) 1363 Gender: Male 48 Female 45 Unknown Sex 0 Age Category: Click here 0-10 4 11-20 9 21-30 20 31-40 12 41-50…MORE

Executive Order Requires Tennesseans to Stay Home

Executive Order Requires Tennesseans to Stay Home

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order requiring citizens to stay home unless they are carrying out essential activities.  The governor cites new data that shows an increase in citizen movement across the state. “Over the last few weeks, we have seen decreases in movement around the state as Tennesseans socially distance and stay…MORE

State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers for 4/2/20

State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers for 4/2/20

Laboratory Type Positive Test Negative Tests Total State PH Lab 282 1,804 2,086 Non-State PH Lab 2,563 29,962 32,525 Total 2,845 31,766 34,611 * Please note, these data are meant to provide a rough estimate of testing volume. Due to different source data, numbers may differ slightly from day to day. ** Laboratory reports of positive cases…MORE

COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Planned For Select People

COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing Planned For Select People

The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) is partnering with Kroger Health and the City of Knoxville to facilitate a COVID-19 drive-thru testing opportunity for qualifying individuals in Knox County. Please note individuals must meet guidelines for testing, be approved by Kroger Health prior to the testing dates; and have an appointment in order to be…MORE

KCSO Says Deputies Should NOT be Asking for Letter of Authorization to Travel

KCSO Says Deputies Should NOT be Asking for Letter of Authorization to Travel

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is receiving complaints from people that they are being pulled over and asked for their “letter of authorization” to travel. Sheriff Tom Spangler wants to make it clear that he has NOT authorized any of his Deputies to make stops to request this documentation. The Sheriff is asking for the…MORE

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Cumulus Knoxville COVID-19 Resource Center

Listen to Hallerin Hilton Hill this Wednesday and Thursday from 3 – 7 PM as he provides you with important information regarding the COVID-19 crisis, and how you can get relief through local & federal resources. Find all the information you need to know about COVID-19 testing, relief, & resources, with web links and more…

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