Daily Case Information 2022





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COVID-19 CASE COUNTS IN KNOX COUNTY

Jan. 7, 2022: Knox County Health Department announced: "In alignment with the Tennessee Department of Health, and to be consistent with how other infectious diseases are reported, KCHD will move to weekly COVID-19 data updates beginning next week. Data will be posted weekly on Wednesdays and will encompass data from the the previous Sunday through Saturday. Please be aware that the date ranges in some of the data sets will vary while we transition to the new schedule."

Sept. 8, 2021: Knox County Health Department resumed daily updates of COVID-19 cases in Knox County.
The City of Knoxville is posting those numbers to inform residents on the local status of the pandemic.
 
Additional local data is available at covid.knoxcountytn.gov/case-count.html.
  Statewide data available at Tennessee State Data Center (TSDC) available at core19.utk.edu.

Reporting period: Sept. 18-24, 2022
KCHD
110,875 confirmed cases
36,915 probable cases
2,787 hospitalizations
1,500 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 22.3 percent as of Sept. 24*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: July 31 - Aug. 6, 2022
KCHD
107,019 confirmed cases
34,121 probable cases
2,785 hospitalizations
1,455 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 38.3 percent as of July 30*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: July 24-30, 2022
KCHD
106,229 confirmed cases
33,653 probable cases
2,785 hospitalizations
1,445 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 38.3 percent as of July 30*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: July 18-23, 2022
KCHD
105,305 confirmed cases
33,206 probable cases
2,786 hospitalizations
1,437 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 34.6 percent as of July 21*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: July 11-16, 2022
KCHD
104,344 confirmed cases
32,659 probable cases
2,783 hospitalizations
1,429 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 34.7 percent as of July 16*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: June 11-18, 2022
(next update: June 29, 2022)
KCHD
101,462 confirmed cases
31,100 probable cases
2,771 hospitalizations
1,409 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 24.3 percent as of June 11*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: May 28 - June 4, 2022
(next update: June 15, 2022)
KCHD
100,376 confirmed cases
30,566 probable cases
2,765 hospitalizations
1,400 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 18.6 percent as of May 28*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: May 22-28, 2022
(next update: June 1, 2022)
KCHD
99,884 confirmed cases
30,324 probable cases
2,759 hospitalizations
1,391 deaths

             7-day average positivity rate: 17.5 percent as of May 21*

*per Tennessee Department of Health

Reporting period: March 20-26, 2022
(next update: April 6, 2022)
KCHD
98,272 confirmed cases (+62)
29,399 probable cases (+67)
126,178 inactive cases (+194)
155 active cases (-70)
2,713 hospitalizations (+8)
1,338 deaths (+5)

Daily positivity rate: 3.49 percent as of March 26
7-day average: 5.11 percent as of March 26

Reporting period: March 6-12, 2022
(next update: March 23, 2022)
KCHD
98,210 confirmed cases (+109)
29,332 probable cases (+64)
125,984 inactive cases (+323)
225 active cases (-178)
2,705 hospitalizations (+16)
1,333 deaths (+28)*

Daily positivity rate: 2.98 percent as of March 12
7-day average: 5.14 percent as of March 12

*Five of these deaths occurred during the most recent reporting period. During a standard review of Tennessee Department of Health data, Knox County Health Department identified additional COVID-related deaths and added those to the charts. Eleven were from March 2022, and 16 from February 2022, and one from January 2022.

Reporting period: March 13-19, 2022
(next update: March 30, 2022)
KCHD
98,101 confirmed cases (+122)
29,268 probable cases (+90)
125,661 inactive cases (+515)
403 active cases (-315)
2,689 hospitalizations (+15)
1,305 deaths (+12)*

Daily positivity rate: 3.97 percent as of March 5
7-day average: 9.19 percent as of March 5

*Eight of these 15 deaths occurred during the most recent reporting period. During a standard review of Tennessee Department of Health data, Knox County Health Department identified additional COVID-related deaths and added those to the charts. Nine were from March 2022, and 3 from Feb. 2022.

Reporting period: FEB. 27 - MARCH 5, 2022
(next update: March 16, 2022)
KCHD
97,979 confirmed cases (+256)
29,178 probable cases (+138)
125,146 inactive cases (+1,143)
718 active cases (-772)
2,674 hospitalizations (+25)
1,293 deaths (+23)*

Daily positivity rate: 11.29 percent as of Feb. 26
7-day average: 16.93 percent as of Feb. 26

*Nine of these 23 deaths occurred during the most recent reporting period. During a standard review of Tennessee Department of Health data, Knox County Health Department identified additional COVID-related deaths and added those to the charts. Four were from March 2022; 13 from Feb. 2022; 4 from Jan. 2022; and 2 from Sept. 2021.

Reporting period: FEB. 20-26, 2022
(next update: March 9, 2022)
KCHD
97,723 confirmed cases (+486)
29,040 probable cases (+270)
124,003 inactive cases (+2,376)
1,490 active cases (-1,635)
2,649 hospitalizations (+28)
1,270 deaths (+15)

Daily positivity rate: 11.29 percent as of Feb. 26
7-day average: 16.93 percent as of Feb. 26

Reporting period: FEB. 13 - 19, 2022
(next update: March 2, 2022)
KCHD
97,237 confirmed cases (+1,104)
28,770 probable cases (+443)
121,627 inactive cases (+4,064)
3,125 active cases (-2,538)
2,621 hospitalizations (+38)
1,255 deaths (+21*)

Daily positivity rate: 30.53 percent as of Feb. 5
7-day average: 39.12 percent as of Feb. 5

* 11 of these deaths occurred during the most recent reporting period; 3 from February; and 7 from January. These calculations are a result of a standard review of COVID-related deaths by the Tennessee Department of Health which are then added to Knox County charts upon KCHD review.

Reporting period: JAN. 30 - FEB. 5, 2022
(next update: Feb. 16)
KCHD
94,116 confirmed cases (+3,523)
27,559 probable cases (+2,124)
110,582 inactive cases (+9,523)
9,909 active cases (-3,900)
2,519 hospitalizations (+70)
1,184 deaths (+24)

Daily positivity rate: 41.31 percent as of Jan. 29
7-day average: 44.89 percent as of Jan. 29


Reporting period: JAN. 23 - 29, 2022
(next update: Feb. 9)
KCHD
90,593 confirmed cases (+5,873)
25,435 probable cases (+1,299)
101,059 inactive cases (+7,963)
13,809 active cases (-821)
2,449 hospitalizations (+58)
1,160 deaths (+30)

Daily positivity rate: 41.59 percent as of Jan. 22
7-day average: 46.27 percent as of Jan. 22


Reporting period: JAN. 16 - 22, 2022
(next update: Feb. 2)
KCHD
84,720 confirmed cases (+6,688)
24,136 probable cases (+1,770)
93,096 inactive cases (+5,977)
14,630 active cases (+2,442)
2,391 hospitalizations (+56)
1,130 deaths (+39)*

Daily positivity rate: 43.33 percent as of Jan. 15
7-day average: 44.34 percent as of Jan. 15

*10 of these 39 deaths are from previous months, per a review announced last month from the Tennessee Department of Health. The remaining 29 deaths occurred in January 2022.

Reporting period: JAN. 9 - 15, 2022
(next update: Jan. 26)
KCHD
78,032 confirmed cases (+5,893)
22,366 probable cases (+1,782)
87,119 inactive cases (+2,240)
12,188 active cases (+5,422)
2,335 hospitalizations (+42)
1,091 deaths (+13)

Daily positivity rate: 35.68 percent as of Jan. 8
7-day average: 37.63 percent as of Jan. 8
             

REPORTING PERIOD: JAN. 2 - 8, 2022
KCHD
72,139 confirmed cases
20,584 probable cases
84,879 inactive cases
6,766 active cases
2,293 hospitalizations
1,078 deaths (+47*)
Daily positivity rate: 34.43 percent as of Jan. 4
7-day average: 30.96 percent as of Jan. 4

*42 of the deaths reported are from previous months and are part of the state's regular data review. Five deaths are newly reported; 1 from December, 4 from January. 
             

JANUARY 7, 2022
KCHD
70,714 confirmed cases (+1,003)
20,009 probable cases (+375)
83,211 inactive cases (+225)
6,481 active cases (+1,150)
2,279 hospitalizations (+11)
1,031 deaths (+3)
Daily positivity rate: 34.43 percent as of Jan. 4
7-day average: 30.96 percent as of Jan. 4
             

JANUARY 6, 2022
KCHD
69,711 confirmed cases (+588)
19,634 probable cases (+375)
82,986 inactive cases (+243)
5,331 active cases (+700)
2,268 hospitalizations (+19)
1,028 deaths (+20*)
Daily positivity rate: 38.08 percent as of Jan. 3
7-day average: 29.24 percent as of Jan. 3

*Deaths reported occurred in previous months and are part of the state's routine data review process.

JANUARY 5, 2022
KCHD
69,123 confirmed cases (+620)
19,259 probable cases (+170)
82,743 inactive cases (+185)
4,631 active cases (+605)
2,249 hospitalizations (+12)
1,008 deaths (no change)
Daily positivity rate: 38.08 percent as of Jan. 3
7-day average: 29.24 percent as of Jan. 3

JANUARY 4, 2022
KCHD
68,503 confirmed cases (+197)
19,089 probable cases (+101)
82,558 inactive cases (+259)
4,026 active cases (+35
2,237 hospitalizations (+1)
1,008 deaths (+4)
Daily positivity rate: 24.39 percent as of Jan. 2
7-day average: 25.76 percent as of Jan. 2

JANUARY 3, 2022
KCHD
68,306 confirmed cases (+1,572)*
18,988 probable cases (+627)
82,299 inactive cases (+472)
3,991 active cases (+1,723)
2,236 hospitalizations (+19)
1,004 deaths (+4)
Daily positivity rate: 28.74 percent as of Dec. 29
7-day average: 17.72 percent as of Dec. 29

*updates reflect changes since KCHD's last report on Dec. 30

DECEMBER 30, 2021
KCHD
66,734 confirmed cases (+242)
18,361 probable cases (+160)
81,827 inactive cases (-4)
2,268 active cases (+405)
2,217 hospitalizations (+1)
1,000 deaths (+1)
Daily positivity rate: 22.18 percent as of Dec. 28
7-day average: 15.18 percent as of Dec. 28

DECEMBER 29, 2021
KCHD
66,492 confirmed cases (+267)
18,201 probable cases (+76)
81,831 inactive cases (+260)
1,863 active cases (+83)
2,216 hospitalizations (no change)
999 deaths (no change)
Daily positivity rate: 21.15 percent as of Dec. 27
7-day average: 13.66 percent as of Dec. 27

DECEMBER 28, 2021
KCHD
66,225 confirmed cases (+502)
18,125 probable cases (+244)
81,571 inactive cases (+266)
1,780 active cases (+480)
2,216 hospitalizations (+11)
999 deaths (no change)
Daily positivity rate: 10.5 percent as of Dec. 26
7-day average: 12.25 percent as of Dec. 26


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