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From Knox County, as of 6/18/2022,
and from State of Tennessee as of 6/18/2022,

since the inception of COVID-19, approx. 1/23/2020...

the Knox County Health Department reports 101,462 coronavirus cases and 31,100 probable cases.
2,338 cases in 34 days, averaging 69 cases a day. Three times as many cases per day as compared to the report dated 5/14/2022 (22 cases/day).

There have been 1,416 deaths due to coronavirus in Knox County.
That is up from 1,384 total deaths as of 5/14/2022.
32 deaths in 34 days. Nearly a death a day compared to the previous report of 2 deaths a week.

Deaths by age group (age breakdown as of 06/18/2022, Knox County count of 1,409 deaths ):

Note: Knox County reporting 7 fewer deaths than reported by the State of Tennessee

1 in the 0-17 age group (0%) (0% (+0) no increase since 5/14/22)
63 in the 18-44 age group (5%) (0% (+0) increase since 5/14/22)
294 in the 45-64 age group (21%) (1% (+2) increase since 5/14/22)
340 in the 65-74 age group (24%) (2% (+7) increase since 5/14/22)
711 in the 75+ age group (50%) (2.3% (+16) increase since 5/14/22)

As of 06/18/2022, there are
53 COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized in the Knox County region. Nearly triple the hospitalizations on 5/14/2022 (19 hospitalized).
A total of 2,765 people have been hospitalized in Knox County with Covid-19 since the State of Tennessee started reporting. 29 additional people in the 34 days.

As of 6/18/2022 there are
9 COVID-19 patients in ICU. More than double the number of ICU patients from 5/14/2022 at 4.

Hospitalizations are no longer below the low of 21 on 7/4/21.

As of June 18, 2022, ICU bed available capacity is at 15.5% of 317 total ICU beds.

As of June 18, 2022, the TN Dept of Health reports the average positivity rate over the past 7 days is 28.8% , nearly double the rate reported on 5/14/2022 (14.8%), which was double from the 6.9% reported on 4/16/2022.

Vaccinations reported, last updated 6/25/2022:

% with 2 doses - 58.4% (up from 57.65% on 5/22/2022, up from 57.61% on 4/21/2022, up from 57.53%on 4/5/2022)

% with at least 1 dose - 63.2% (up from 63.04% on 5/22/2022, up from 62.96% on 4/21/2022, up from 62.84% on 4/5/2022)

% with a booster shot - 27.6% (up from 25.84% on 5/22/2022, up from 25.66% on 4/21/2022, up from 25.54% on 4/5/2022, down from 25.57% on 3/17/2022)

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