COCKE COUNTY—The 18th COVID-19 related death in the county was reported on Tuesday.

There have been four deaths reported in less than a week.

Active cases decreased on Tuesday, but 8 new cases were confirmed. Cocke County has a total of 204 active cases at this time.

The total number of COVID cases in the county just eclipsed the 1,200 mark.

A total of 987 individuals are reporting as inactive/recovered from their COVID-19 symptoms according to state data.

Fifty-four county residents have been hospitalized since the onset of the virus.

Over the last seven days, Cocke County has averaged 90.7 tests per day. During that same time frame the average positive percentage was 15%.

Cases across the state increased by 1,770 on Tuesday. That brings the total number of cases in Tennessee to 266,357.

Inactive/recovered cases also increased by 3,276. The new inactive/recovered count for the state stands at 237,376.

Seventy-five total deaths were reported Tuesday statewide. More than 3,4500 Tennesseans have now died from COVID-19 related illnesses.

The following is a list of surrounding counties showing their total COVID-19 count compared to active cases.

Sevier: 3,601/310

Hamblen: 2,620/207

Greene: 2,038/351

Jefferson: 1,668/143

More than 9.47 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across the country.

The total number of U.S. deaths recently surpassed 233,000.

Globally, the numbers continue to rise as more than 47.6 million have tested positive for the virus.

Over 1.22 million lives have now been lost to COVID-19 around the world.

Worldwide recoveries now exceed 31.7 million.

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