Another COVID-19 death reported in Warren County, third in three days
Warren County reported Sunday the tenth death connected to the COVID-19 virus. It is the third consecutive day a virus-related death has been reported in the county.
What makes this latest reported death different than the prior seven reported deaths, is this one is not connected to a long-term healthcare facility within the county. Of the 10 deaths, seven have been tied to long-term care facilities.
In its report Sunday, the state announced two new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Warren County, bringing the number of cases reported since the start of the pandemic to 173.
In recent days, the number of cases in Claiborne County has spiked, with the county now reporting 110 total cases and two virus-related deaths.
After two days of reporting more than 400 cases, the state Sunday reported 272 new cases. Since the start of the pandemic, the state has reported 15,501 cases.
The 11 new deaths reported Sunday, bring the total number of deaths connected to COVID-19 to 734.
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