Approximately 10 Blount County residents a month dying from the coronavirus.
Approximately 800 Blount County residents test positive for the coronavirus each month.

Deaths up.
Hospitalizations up.

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

As of October 9, 2020, Blount County, TN, has reported
2,815 cases of the coronavirus.

There have been 186 new cases reported in the past week.

34,495 people have been tested in Blount County.
Thus, 8.2% of people tested have tested positive for the coronavirus.

2,278 people were tested for the coronavirus in the past 7 days.

Blount County's positive COVID-19 cases increased by 7.1% in the past week, from 2,629 to 2,815.
Blount County’s positive COVID-19 cases have risen from 106 cases on June 15 to 2,815 cases October 2.

There are approximately 133,000 people residing in Blount County, TN.
Thus, 24.2% 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.

There are 18 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 9 available ICU beds.

Twenty-eight Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.
One of these deaths occurred in the past week (10/2 thru 10/9).

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!



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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.
Zero deaths occurred in the week of 8/28/2020.
Two deaths occurred in the week of 9/4/2020.
Four deaths occurred in the week of 9/11/2020.
One death occurred in the week of 9/18/2020.
Three deaths occurred in the week of 9/25/2020.
One death occurred in the week of 10/2/2020.

Be careful out there.
Wear a mask!

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