From the state health dept.: there are 1,902 confirmed and probable cases, 17,003 negative tests, 1,315 recoveries, 578 active cases, 68 hospitalizations since the outbreak, and 9 deaths in Sevier County due to COVID-19. For more on state reporting, go to https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/data/data-faqs.html.
Today's reminder: If you have a fever, cough or other symptoms, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. If you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider.
Look for emergency warning signs* for COVID-19. If you or someone you know have an emergency warning sign, get emergency medical care immediately.
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
Inability to wake or stay awake
Bluish lips or face
Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for yourself or someone who has or may have COVID-19.
*This list is not all possible symptoms. Please call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.