The number of active COVID-19 cases in Bledsoe County jumped to 28 as of Sunday, July 25, according to the most recent data released by the Tennessee Department of Health. Ten of the new cases were added to the county’s total on Friday, July 23 and two additional cases were added on Saturday.
Tennessee Department of Correction spokesman Robert Reburn said Bledsoe County Correctional Complex had six active cases among the inmate population as of Tuesday, July 20. No more recent update has been provided by the agency.
For comparison, active cases in Bledsoe County on the first Sunday of the month, July 4, were 13. The number of active cases statewide as of July 25 was 12,162. The statewide number of active cases on July 4 was 2,041.
Note, TDH data is no longer being updated at a specific time on weekdays and TDH is no longer releasing updates on weekends.
For more, see the August 5 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.