The Hamilton County Health Department reported 274 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Sept. 15. The total number of people who have contracted COVID since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 59,310.
As of Wednesday, 589 people have succumbed to the virus.
There were 358 people being treated for COVID in area hospitals. Ninety patients were in intensive care units.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 3,490 people were afflicted in East Ridge. There are currently 164 active cases in the city. However, that number has not been updated since Sept. 9.