*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 7.2% as of 07/13/2021 *** (TN County Data Snapshot). This is higher than the 5/14/2021 positivity rate of 6.4%.
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of March 14, 2021, Blount County, TN, has reported
15,993 cases of the coronavirus.

Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from:
106 cases on June 15, 2020,
to 9,365 cases on December 27, 2020,
to 15,559 cases on March 14, 2021,
to 15,993 on July 12, 2021.

As of 07/12/2021:
There are 4 Blount County COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized, 0 in ICU.

As of 12/27/2020:
Ninety-four Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 05/14/2021:
One hundred Ninety-six Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 07/12/2021:
200 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 7/14/2021:
% with 2 doses - 39.17%
% with at least 1 dose - 42.36%

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

From the Maryville Daily Times.
The city of Alcoa will hold an open house for the Springbrook Farm/Alcoa West Plant commercial/residential development.
Open to the public.
6-8 p.m.
Thursday, June 24,
at the Alcoa Service Center,
725 Universal St.

"City officials and designers with Atwell LLC of Lawrenceville, Georgia, will be available to discuss a single-family detached housing concept by Atwell, amending a portion of the previous layout of the Springbrook Farm master plan for an area along the Mills Street corridor."

*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 6.4% as of 05/14/2021 *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of March 14, 2021, Blount County, TN, has reported
15,559 cases of the coronavirus.

Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15, 2020, to 9,365 cases on December 27, 2020, to 15,559 cases on March 14, 2021.

As of 05/12/2021:
There are 6 Blount County COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized, 3 in ICU.

As of 12/27/2020:
Ninety-four Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 05/14/2021:
One hundred Ninety-six Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Sun
Mar 21 2021
07:19:am

As of January 21, 2021, 131 people died from the coronavirus.

As of March 18, 2021, 186 people died from the coronavirus.

55 additional deaths in just under 2 months.

Over the last 7 days the positivity rate is still 10.0%.

Current cases hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital are still high, 14 cases of which 4 are in ICU. More Blount County residents may be hospitalized in Knox County.

It's not over people. Please be careful. Wear a mask! Do not gather in groups.

The City of Alcoa originated in 1918 as the first planned community in the State of Tennessee. A planned community is any community that was carefully planned from its inception. In the original plans, Alcoa, Inc., included one acre of park space for every 100 city inhabitants. Between 1918 and 1924 approximately 300 shade trees were planted along city streets and parks. In addition, the City of Alcoa has a great school system that is being left behind with promises of more funding from new growth/development.

For the past 12 or so years the city managers, along with Blount County, Knox County, Maryville, and the State of Tennessee, have been spending a lot of money and effort to remake the City of Alcoa with uncontrolled growth and immense costs.

Is there a plan? What is the cost? How much more can we take? I understand growth. I lived in the Orlando, FL, area during a time of huge growth. However, there has to be a plan. There also has to be a limit on how much a town of 8,000 residents can spend.

Sun
Jan 24 2021
10:48:am

As of July 4, 2020, 3 Blount County citizens had died from the coronavirus.

About six months later, as of December 27, 2020, 94 Blount County citizens have died from the coronavirus.

In the last 3 weeks, from 12/27/2020 through 1/21/2021, another 37 Blount County citizens have died from the coronavirus for a total of 131 deaths.

28% of Blount County coronavirus deaths occurred in the last 3 weeks.

*** Positivity rate = 19% on 12/26/2020.
*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 26.3% as of 12/27/2020 *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

Attention: City of Maryville COVID numbers reporting will not be available from December 24 - January 3. To see current data, the original data sources are available by researching data reported by the State of Tennessee and University of Tennessee.

As of December 27, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
9,365 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 1,383 new cases reported in the past ten days.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 17.3% in the past ten days, from 7,982 to 9,365.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 9,365 cases December 27.

As of 12/27/2020:
There are 206 Blount County COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized.

As of 12/27/2020:
Ninety-four Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Fourteen of these deaths occurred in the past ten days of 12/17/2020.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

Has anyone begged lately for everyone to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and care for their fellow man?
Yes, but many Tennesseans do not heed the pleas. The numbers show how sad it is.
New records of cases.
New records of deaths.
Alas, for those of you who do care, please keep it up

*** Positivity rate = 23% on 12/20/2020.
*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 24.4% as of 12/12/2020 *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
That's a 2.9% increase from a week ago (increase of 5.1% from 2 weeks ago).
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of December 17, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
7,982 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 967 new cases reported in the past week.

60,939 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 13.1% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

3,817 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past week.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 13.8% in the past week, from 7,015 to 7,982.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 7,982 cases December 17.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 45.8% of the people in Blount County have been tested for the coronavirus.
However, that may not be true. it is not known how tests are counted when a single person gets tested multiple times. Certain people in certain fields of work (medical, education, sports) or physical ability (nursing home residents, hospital patients) may get tested multiple times.

As of 12/17/2020:
There are 47 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital.
There are 6 COVID-19 patients currently in the ICU at Blount Memorial Hospital.
Blount Memorial Hospital currently has 11 available ICU beds.
As of Dec. 11, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has increased the number of ICU beds from 17 to 19.
As of Dec. 4, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 21 to 17.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 19 to 21.
As of Nov. 13, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 16 to 19.
As of Oct. 30, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 22 to 16.
As of Oct. 16, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 15 to 22.

As of 12/17/2020:
Eighty Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Twelve of these deaths occurred in the past week of 12/11/2020.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

*** Positivity rate = 16% on 12/11/2020.
*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 26.2% as of 12/12/2020 *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
That's a 2.9% increase from a week ago (increase of 5.1% from 2 weeks ago).
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of December 11, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
7,015 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 839 new cases reported in the past week.

57,122 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 12.2% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

3,148 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past week.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 13.6% in the past week, from 6176 to 7,015.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 7,015 cases December 11.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 42.9% of the people in Blount County have been tested for the coronavirus.
However, that may not be true. it is not known how tests are counted when a single person gets tested multiple times. Certain people in certain fields of work (medical, education, sports) or physical ability (nursing home residents, hospital patients) may get tested multiple times.

As of 12/11/2020:
There are 64 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital.
There are 12 COVID-19 patients currently in the ICU at Blount Memorial Hospital.
Blount Memorial Hospital currently has 7 available ICU beds.
As of Dec. 11, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has increased the number of ICU beds from 17 to 19.
As of Dec. 4, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 21 to 17.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 19 to 21.
As of Nov. 13, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 16 to 19.
As of Oct. 30, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 22 to 16.
As of Oct. 16, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 15 to 22.

As of 12/4/2020:
Sixty-eight Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Three of these deaths occurred in the past week of 12/4.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

*** Positivity rate = 27% on 12/5/2020.
*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 23.3% as of 12/5/2020 *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
That's a 2.2% increase from a week ago.
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of December 5, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
6,176 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 685 new cases reported in the past week.

53,974 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 11.4% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

3,080 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past week.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 12.5% in the past week, from 5,491 to 6176.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 6,176 cases December 4.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 40.6% of the people in Blount County have been tested for the coronavirus.
However, that may not be true. it is not known how tests are counted when a single person gets tested multiple times. Certain people in certain fields of work (medical, education, sports) or physical ability (nursing home residents, hospital patients) may get tested multiple times.

As of 12/4/2020:
There are 51 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital.
There are 8 COVID-19 patients currently in the ICU at Blount Memorial Hospital.
Blount Memorial Hospital currently has 9 available ICU beds.
As of Dec. 4, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 21 to 17.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 19 to 21.
As of Nov. 13, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 16 to 19.
As of Oct. 30, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 22 to 16.
As of Oct. 16, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 15 to 22.

As of 12/4/2020:
Sixty-five Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Five of these deaths occurred in the past week of 11/28.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

Thu
Dec 3 2020
09:19:pm

Someone set up a synchronized light show in the Springbrook neighborhood, Alcoa. It is at the corner of Wright Road and Alcoa Road. Tune your FM radio to 89.5 and enjoy the show.

They did a great job. We sat in the car and enjoyed the masterful light show and music.

Great job! Many thanks to the creator.

Some of this reporting period is based on data as of 11/25/2020 from the Maryville/Blount government, thus only shows 5 days of data. The remaining data as of 11/28/2020 is from the Maryville Daily Times newspaper.

*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 21.1% *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
That's a 1.7% decrease from a week ago.
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of November 25, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
5,491 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 591 new cases reported in the past week.

50,894 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 10.5% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

2,327 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past week.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 12.1% in the past week, from 4,900 to 5,491.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 5,491 cases November 28.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 38.3% of the people in Blount County have been tested for the coronavirus.
However, that may not be true. it is not known how tests are counted when a single person gets tested multiple times. Certain people in certain fields of work (medical, education, sports) or physical ability (nursing home residents, hospital patients) may get tested multiple times.

As of 11/25/2020:
There are 52 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital.
There are 5 COVID-19 patients currently in the ICU at Blount Memorial Hospital.
Blount Memorial Hospital currently has 15 available ICU beds.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 19 to 21.
As of Nov. 13, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 16 to 19.
As of Oct. 30, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 22 to 16.
As of Oct. 16, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 15 to 22.

As of 11/28/2020:
Sixty Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Five of these deaths occurred in the past week of 11/20.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

At the current rate, approximately 30 Blount County residents will die from the coronavirus in November.
A record number of Blount County residents tested positive for the coronavirus this week.

*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 22.8% *** (TN County Data Snapshot)
That's a 0.4% decrease from 2 weeks ago.
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,

As of November 20, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
4,900 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 717 new cases reported in the past week.

48,567 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus,10.1% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

3,265 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past week.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 17.1% in the past week, from 4,183 to 4,900.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 4,900 cases November 20.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 36.5% of the people in Blount County have been tested for the coronavirus.
However, that may not be true. it is not known how tests are counted when a single person gets tested multiple times. Certain people in certain fields of work (medical, education, sports) or physical ability (nursing home residents, hospital patients) may get tested multiple times.

There are 52 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized at Blount Memorial Hospital.
There are 6 COVID-19 patients currently in the ICU at Blount Memorial Hospital.
Blount Memorial Hospital currently has 15 available ICU beds.
As of Nov. 20, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 19 to 21.
As of Nov. 13, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 16 to 19.
As of Oct. 30, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has reduced the number of ICU beds from 22 to 16.
As of Oct. 16, 2020, It appears Blount Memorial Hospital has upped the number of ICU beds from 15 to 22.

Fifty-five Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Eight of these deaths occurred in the past week (11/13 to 11/20).

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

Continued...

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