East Ridge has 46 Active COVID-19 Cases
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was last updated on May 7.
The Hamilton County Health Department reported 39 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the number of people who’ve tested positive for the virus since the beginning of the pandemic to 44,468.
No new deaths were reported. The total number of people who have perished since the beginning remained at 494.
The number of people hospitalized on Friday stood at 43 and 12 people were in the Intensive Care Unit.
The number of active cases across the county dipped once again and now stands at 556.
The health department’s “hot spot” map showed East Ridge with 2,632 cases, trailing East Brainerd (6,683), Hixson (4,855), Ooltewah (4,835), and Soddy-Daisy (3,012) in the total number since the beginning of the pandemic.
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Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger announced in a press conference on Tuesday, April 27, that he would lift the mask mandate effective on April 29.
Click on the link below for complete health department case data as of May 7.