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News for Cannon County, Tennnessee

Help on the way for Renters Hurt by COVID-19

Tennessee housing officials say the state will receive about $458 million in federal COVID-19 money for rent relief. The Tennessee Housing Development Agency says it is in the process of setting up a web portal and call center and preparing staff to review and process thousands of payments to landlords and utility providers. The agency …

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Local COVID-19 Active Cases on Downward Trend

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 4,483 additional cases and 86 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Wednesday, January 20. 8,556 Tennesseans have died from COVID-19. The state reported 2,653 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19. ICU Bed availability is at 8% with only 168 beds available. Area active cases/deaths: Bedford 340/90 …

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Sunday Jan. 17, 2021 COVID-19 State and Area Update

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 4,474 additional cases and 36 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Sunday, January 17. Tennessee is up to 8,391 total deaths.  The state reported 2,699 people currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19. ICU Bed availability is at 9%. Last week, Tennessee reported 651 COVID-19 deaths. The week of January …

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COVID-19 Update for Thursday Jan. 14, 2021

Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 4,983 additional cases and 84 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Thursday, January 14. The death total now stands at 8,232. There are currently 65,367 active COVID-19 cases in the state. The state reported 2,964 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19.  Area active cases/deaths: Bedford 478/85 Cannon 136/19 …

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Death Rate continues to Rise due to COVID-19

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 4,625 additional cases and 137 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Wednesday, January 13. There are currently 68,377 active COVID-19 cases in the state. Tennessee is now averaging 95 deaths per day during the month of January so far. The state reported 3,029 people are currently hospitalized in …

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Motlow State Plans Return to Campus in Fall 2021

Motlow State Community College leadership plans a return to on-campus instruction and activities by Fall 2021. The plan is contingent upon the status and spread of the Covid-19 virus. Leadership will make the final determination of the College’s on-ground Fall 2021 plan later this summer. Current planning is based on Tennessee’s vaccination plan and Motlow’s …

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Good News from 2020; State Parks had Huge Year

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $1.84 billion in Tennessee in 2020 and welcomed 34.7 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The report notes that local area spending by visitors has a substantial impact on local economies. The parks reached historic highs in camping, …

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COVID-19 Deaths in Tennessee Rising Quickly

The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed 3,478 additional cases and 146 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Tuesday, January 12. There are currently 73,518 active COVID-19 cases in the state. The 146 additional deaths brings the state up to 8,011 total. Tuesday now stands as the second-highest single-day deaths increase in Tennessee. Tennessee is averaging …

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Sign-up for COVID-19 Vaccine

The TN Department of Health Online COVID-19 vaccine registration website went live on Monday. This will allow residents to sign up and get on a list for vaccination without having to call the health department direct. Please make sure you are eligible for the vaccine under the current phase. If you are not eligible the …

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Tennessee COVID-19 Update for Jan. 11. 2021

The Tennessee Department of Health has 3,527 confirmed additional cases and 80 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Monday, January 11. The state reported 3,079 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19. ICU Bed availability is at 11%. Last week Tennessee had its deadliest week of the pandemic with 734 additional deaths reported January …

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