Covid-19 continues to spread rapidly across Tennessee. The state reported nearly 5000 new cases this afternoon in their daily Covid-19 data release. State deaths are up nearly 50 percent in the last two weeks. Both those numbers place Tennessee among the top ten nationally for Covid-19 new cases and increased death percentage.
In Campbell County the active case count is 138. Two recent deaths, one reported yesterday and one today, have the death toll at 19 in Campbell. Scott County continues to surge upwards, now with 210 active cases. Claiborne also saw a modest increase this week and have moved from near 50 active to over 70. Anderson County now reports 348 active cases.
The Campbell County boys season opening game with Harden Valley set for Tuesday has been cancelled due to covid related issues for the Hardin Valley boys team. The girls will play their game at Hardin Valley Tuesday.