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News for Lincoln County, Tennnessee

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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COVID-19 Cases Continue Steady Climb

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 7,419 additional cases related to COVID-19 across the state for Sunday, January 10. TDH also confirmed 81 additional deaths, bringing Tennessee up to 7,785 total deaths.  There are 3,085 people currently hospitalized in the state.  Area county active cases/deaths Bedford 592/76 Cannon 164/16 Coffee 628/76 Franklin 464/51 Grundy 173/20 …

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COVID-19 Update; County Numbers on the Rise Again

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 9,000 additional cases and 111 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Thursday, January 7. The state once again reported a record-high for current hospitalizations with 3,351 people currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19. ICU Bed availability remains at 7%. Area county active cases/deaths: Bedford 510/75 Cannon 146/16 Coffee …

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Tennessee’s First 100 year-old Receives COVID-19 Vaccine in Lincoln County

Inez Daniel of Lincoln County has become the first 100-year-old Tennessean to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Daniel is part of five generations receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Tennessee Department of health. People are encouraged to seek vaccination in their county of residence, but TDH says “one does not need proof of residence to …

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