Rhea County gets first COVID-19 case, Thursday count

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – The last county in the News 12 coverage area now has a positive COVID-19 Test.

Rhea County was one of only five in the state that did not have a case.

But County Mayor George Thacker reported tonight that he has been notified about their first case.

Here are the current numbers for our Tennessee Valley counties:

Bledsoe   7 cases, 3 recovered

Bradley   35 cases, 30 recovered, 1 death

Catoosa  18 cases

Cherokee, NC  18 cases, 8 recovered, 1 death

Dade, GA  7 cases, 1 death

Grundy    25 cases, 17 recovered, 1 death

Hamilton  112 cases, 76 recovered, 12 deaths

Marion     27 cases, 15 recovered, 1 death

McMinn    6 cases, 4 recovered

Meigs       3 cases, 2 recovered

Murray, GA  17 cases

Polk        5 cases, 4 recovered

Sequatchie  3 cases

Walker, GA  13 cases

Whitfield, GA   34 cases, 3 deaths




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