Aug 30 2020

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government reporting,
As of August 28, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported 1,962 cases of the coronavirus.
There have been 285 new cases reported in the past week.

22,825 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 8.6% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.
That is up from 8.1% a week ago, 7.5% two weeks of 8/8, 7.3% week of 8/1, 6.2% week of 7/25, 4.7% week of 7/19 and 3.8% the week of 7/12.

2,203 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past 13 days.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 17.0% in the past week, from 1,677 to 1,962.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 1,962 cases August 28.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 17.2% 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.

Seventeen Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
Two of these deaths occurred in the past week (8/22 thru 8/28).

Three deaths occurred in the early months of the pandemic.
Three deaths occurred in the week of 7/12/2020.
One death occurred in the week of 7/19/2020.
Four deaths occurred in the week of 8/1/2020.
Four deaths occurred in the two weeks from 8/9 to 8/21/2020.
Two deaths occurred in the week of 8/22/2020.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

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