Dyer County COVID-19 update for January 12
With the release of the Tennessee Department of Healths (TDH) daily COVID-19 update on Tuesday, the department reported Dyer County as having a total of 4,609 COVID-19 cases, which consist of confirmed and probable cases. Additionally, the TDH said that Dyer County had 373 active cases with 4,155 recoveries/inactive cases. The total number of deaths due to the virus was reported at 81.
TDH COVID-19 Dyer County Data Dashboard:
The TDH launched a COVID-19 website, https://covid19.tn.gov, which helps streamline and simplify some of the most frequently requested COVID-19 data. The site, which can be accessed for both desktop and mobile users, offers dashboards and daily reports with state and county-level information including case counts, hospitalizations and tests conducted.
As of 4:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the numbers reflected were as follows:
Dyer County was listed as having 87 COVID-19 related hospitalizations. New active cases from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12 increased by 27.
The website also lists case counts and daily case rates from the following time periods:
- Most recent 7 days (Jan. 6, 2021 Jan. 12, 2021)
202 case count; 77.7 daily case rate (per 100,000 residents)
- Most recent 14 days (Dec. 30, 2020 Jan. 12, 2021)
437 case count; 84 daily case rate (per 100,000 residents)
- Previous 14 days (Dec. 16, 2020 Dec. 29, 2020)
448 case count; 86.1 daily case rate (per 100,000 residents)
- Total (March 5, 2020 Jan. 12, 2021)
4,609 case count; 39.6 daily case rate (per 100,000 residents)
Additionally, the website reported Dyer County has averaged 71.43 tests per day (192.2 tests per 100,000 residents) over the past 7 days.
The average positive percentage of tests, over the most recent 7 days, was 21 percent.
TDH COVID-19 numbers in Tennessee:
Statewide, on Tuesday, Tennessee was reported having 660,874 total cases, with 569,671 confirmed and 91,203 probable. Recoveries/Inactive cases were listed at 579,345.
Total deaths in the state were reported at 8,011, with 6,757 confirmed and 1,254 probable.
Tennessee has recorded 5,894,813 COVID-19 tests. As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 3,048 hospitalizations.
Shelby County (Memphis) continued to lead the state in total COVID-19 cases with 73,749, while Davidson County (Nashville) is second, with 68,292.
Other Tennessee counties that have surpassed the 10,000 total case mark are Knox (Knoxville) at 37,197, Hamilton (Chattanooga) at 33,011, Rutherford (Murfreesboro) at 31,972, Williamson (Franklin) at 20,592, Sumner (Hendersonville/Gallatin) at 17,584, Wilson (Lebanon) 13,980, Montgomery (Clarksville) 13,540, Sullivan (Blountville/Bristol) 12,133, Washington (Jonesborough/Johnson City) 11,534, Blount (Maryville) at 11,245, Maury (Columbia) 10,591, Bradley (Cleveland) 10,246, and Sevier (Sevierville/Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg) 10,056.
The Tennessee Department of Health provides daily COVID-19 updates online at www.tn.gov/health at 2 p.m. The COVID-19 Public Information Numbers, 877-857-2945 or 833-556-2476, are available from 10 a.m. 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
TDH COVID-19 Vaccine Report (updated on Jan. 11):
Tennessee has reported a total of 271,575 vaccinations, with 11,121 of those reported within the previous day of the issuance of the report.
For Dyer County, it was reported 3.83 percent of the population has received one dose of the vaccine, while 0.57 of the population has received their second dose.
The report can be viewed at https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/health/documents/cedep/novel-coronavirus/Vacci....
TDOE Data Dashboard:
The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) Data Dashboard listed results for both Dyer County and Dyersburg City school systems and were as follows:
|Dyer County Schools (updated on Jan. 12):|
Students: 8 new cases this week; No reported data last week
Staff: <5 new cases this week; No reported data last week
For Dyer County, individual school information was not available.
|Dyersburg City Schools (updated Jan. 12):|
For Dyersburg City Schools, individual school information was available and was listed as follows:
Dyersburg High School: Students <5 new cases this week; <5 new cases last week; Staff <5 new cases this week; 0 new cases last week
Dyersburg Middle School: Students No reported data this week; <5 new cases last week; Staff No reported data this week; <5 new cases last week
Dyersburg Intermediate School: Students 0 new cases this week; 0 new cases last week; Staff <5 new cases this week; 0 new cases last week
Dyersburg Primary School: Students 0 new cases this week; 0 new cases last week; Staff 0 new cases this week; <5 new cases last week
The link to the TDOE dashboard can be viewed at https://districtinformation.tnedu.gov/.