The fifth Bledsoe County resident to die from complications related to COVID-19 was reported on Thursday, November 19, by the Tennessee Department of Health. At this time, it is unknown if the death was a general population resident or an inmate at Bledsoe County Correctional Complex (BCCX).
Also reported in Thursday’s data was a new hospitalization among Bledsoe County residents and nine new positive cases. The total number of active cases in Bledsoe County as of Thursday evening is 43, of which 26 are members of the general population and 17 are inmates at BCCX.
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