New Covid-19 death in Hamilton County, record hospitalizations again
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Tuesdays Covid-19 report in Hamilton County includes a new death and higher hospitalization numbers.
The new death in Hamilton County brings the total to 41
1 new death for a total of 41, the 11th we’ve seen in July.
The number of people with Covid-19 in local hospitals climbed by 5 people to a new record high on Tuesday… 121.
The ICU cases also climbed to a new record of 30.
The good news in the report is the number of new cases, which is 101.
That isn’t great, but a vast improvement from last week’s record highs.
We also saw a drop of active cases in Hamilton County by 124 people from yesterday.
But that was off the record high number of over 1600 active cases set Monday.