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From Knox County, as of 9/24/2021,
and from State of Tennessee as of 9/24/2021,

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

the Knox County Health Department reports 58,666 coronavirus cases and 14,388 probable cases. Over 353 cases a day as compared to two weeks prior (8/28/2021 to 9/10/2021) with 400 cases a day, as compared to two weeks prior (8/12/2021 to 8/27/2021) with nearly 200 cases a day. Whereas two weeks prior to that (7/28/2021 to 8/11/2021) there were nearly 100 new cases a day.

There have been 822 deaths due to coronavirus in Knox County.
That is up from 734 total deaths as of 9/10/2021.
88 deaths in two weeks as compared to 42 deaths in two weeks prior (8/27/2021 to 9/10/2021), as compared to 23 deaths in the just over 2 weeks prior(8/14/2021 to 8/27/2021). Whereas two weeks prior to that (7/30/2021 to 8/13/2021)there were 14 deaths in 2 weeks.

Deaths by age group (age breakdown as of 9/24/2021, Knox County count of 806 cases):

30 in the 18-44 age group (4%) (increase of 43% since 9/10/21)
149 in the 45-64 age group (18%) (increase of 19% since 9/10/21)
195 in the 65-74 age group (24%) (increase of 13% since 9/10/21)
432 in the 75+ age group (54%) (increase of 5% since 9/10/21)

As of 9/23/2021, there are
621 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in the Knox County region (down from 728 on 9/9/2021, up from 567 as of 8/25/2021, up from 333 as of 8/10/2021, up from 124 as of 7/27/2021, up from 43 as of 7/13/2021),

As of 9/23/2021 there are
170 COVID-19 patients in ICU (down from 181 as of 9/9/2021, up from 154 as of 8/25/2021, up from 96 as of 8/10/2021, up from 32 as of 7/27/2021, up from 11 as of 7/13/2021).

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

As of September 23, 2021, ICU bed available capacity is at 8.2% of 317 total ICU beds. *
As of September 9, 2021, ICU bed available capacity is at 3.5% of 317 total ICU beds.
As of August 26, 2021, ICU bed available capacity is at 0.3% of 317 total ICU beds.
As of August 10, 2021, ICU bed available capacity was at 3.5% of 317 total ICU beds.
As of July 27, 2021, ICU bed available capacity was at 6.6% of 317 total ICU beds.

As of September 23, 2021, the TN Dept of Health reports the average positivity rate over the past 7 days is 18.6%, down from 21.2% on 9/10/2021, down from 21.3% on 8/27/2021, down from 23.4% on 8/12/2021, up from 12.5% on 7/27/2021, up from 5.6% on 7/14/2021.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 9/17/2021:
% with 2 doses - 50.68% (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 - 57.04% (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)

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15 additional deaths in Knox

15 additional deaths in Knox County in 3 days, 837 reported deaths.

But, hey, we don't need mask mandates.

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As of 10/4/2021, 859 deaths

As of 10/4/2021, 859 deaths in Knox County. 37 deaths in 10 days.

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