*** 7-day average Positivity rate is 27.5% as of 1/03/2022. *** (TN County Data Snapshot).
More than double the rate of 11.5% from 12/20/2021, which was already an increase of 15% from 11/21/2021. Four times the rate of 7.2% as of 7/13/2021.
Positivity rate preferred to be below 3%.

According to the Maryville, TN (Blount County) government, and TN County Data Snapshot,

As of 12/29/2021:
325 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus. That is 40 deaths in 9 days. More than four people a day in Blount County, TN, are dying from the coronavirus, up from three people a week just over a week ago.

As of January 3, 2022, Blount County, TN, has reported
26,253 cases of the coronavirus. 958 cases in the last 9 days.

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,
to 16,419 on August 2, 2021.
to 17,006 on August 11, 2021.
to 18,522 on August 27, 2021 (1,516 cases in 2 weeks).
to 21,998 on September 22, 2021 (3,476 cases in 3 weeks).
to 23,542 on October 20, 2021 (1,544 cases in 30 days).
to 24,180 on November 18, 2021 (638 cases in 30 days).
to 25,295 on December 20, 2021 (1,115 cases in 30 days).
to 26,253 on January 3, 2022 (958 cases in 9 days).

As of 12/23/2021:
There are 19 Blount County COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized (up 19%), 6 in ICU.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 1/03/2022:

% with 2 doses - 48.85% (up from 48.52% on 12/20/2021, up from 47.27% on 11/18/2021, up from 46.79% on 10/20/2021, up from 43.75%, up from 41.98% on 8/27/2021, up from 40.53% on 8/11/2021, up from 40.07% on 8/2/2021, up from 39.17% on 7/14/2021).

% with at least 1 dose - 53.45% (up from 53.03% on 12/20/2021, up from 51.78% on 11/18/2021, up from 50.84% on 10/20/2021, up from 49.59%, up from 47.22% 8/27/2021, up from 44.93% on 8/11/2021, up from 43.92% on 8/2/2021, up from 42.36% on 7/14/2021).

Sheesh, come on people. Get vaccinated. You may not be having a problem or if you do you may not have it bad or maybe you don't even care if you have to get monoclonal antibodies or get admitted to the hospital. There are a lot of us out there who want to not have to go through all of that. Maybe your are okay with something that treats intestinal worms that you heard about on the internets (social media). But, come on. Don't you understand that if everyone that is eligible gets vaccinated we can eradicate COVID-19?

Be careful out there.
Get vaccinated!
Wear a mask!



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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.

As of 08/2/2021:
203 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 08/11/2021:
207 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 08/27/2021:
212 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 09/22/2021:
235 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 10/20/2021:
265 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 11/22/2021:
272 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 12/20/2021:
285 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 12/29/2021:
325 Blount County residents have died from the coronavirus.

As of 1/4/2022, 27 current

As of 1/4/2022,

27 current Covid-19 patients in Blount Memorial Hospital, up 42% from 12/23/2021 at 19 patients.

Nearly 90% of the current Covid-19 patients are unvaccinated.

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