Hamilton County has 4 more COVID deaths, Record 555 new cases; Tennessee has 7,221 new cases, 111 more COVID deaths

Hamilton County reported a record 555 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 203 patients admitted and a record 63 in intensive care units. Ten others were in hospital with suspected COVID. Of those admitted, 106 are residents of the county.

The new number of cases in Hamilton County is 26,718.

There were four more deaths from the virus in the county on Tuesday, three men and a woman, three were white, one was black, one between 21-30 years old, two between 71-80 years old and one over 81 years old, bringing the total to 251.

The number of those recovering from coronavirus in Hamilton County is 22,416, which is 84 percent, and there are 4,051 active cases.

The number of coronavirus cases in Tennessee is at 541,240 on Wednesday with 7,221 new cases.

There have been 111 more deaths as a result of the virus, a total of 6,380, health ministry officials said.

The state currently has 2,934 people hospitalized because of the virus, 46 more than Tuesday.

Test numbers are over 5.386 million across the state.