COVID cases continue to rise in Lewis County
October 29, 2020
COVID-19 cases in Lewis County and Tennessee continue to rise. At 2 p.m. Monday, October 26, it was reported Lewis County had 418 positive cases with 120 being active. With the deaths of Wanda Lomax and Jane West, the death total rose to five for the county.
Tennessee reported its highest single-day increases of coronavirus cases and deaths on Friday, October 23, 2020.
Health officials reported 3,606 COVID-19 cases on Friday and 65 deaths, both record highs according to data.
This comes as hospitalizations also reached a new high across the state with over 1,300 patients.