Knox County Schools coronavirus case counts

Here are the reported COVID-19 figures from Knox County Schools as of Aug. 23, 2020. The district will update its COVID-19 case counts daily Monday through Friday at 4 p.m., and weekend numbers on Monday mornings.

Active cases: 13

  • Students: 3
  • Staff: 10 

In self-isolation: 280

  • Students: 255
  • Staff: 25

Knox County Schools will not report which schools have reported cases.

University of Tennessee coronavirus case counts

Here are the reported COVID-19 figures from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as of Aug. 24, 2020, compared to the previous day. The university will update its case counts at approximately 10 a.m. each weekday.

Chancellor Donde Plowman will give a livestreamed update to the university and the community twice a week, each Tuesday and Friday. 

On Aug. 24, the university corrected numbers from earlier in the week that had included people waiting for test results. 

Total number of active cases: 126 (up from 118)

  • 120 students (112)
  • 6 employees (6)

There have been 143 recoveries since June 8, 2020. 

Number of people in self-isolation: 489 (up from 444)

  • 297 students living off campus (263)
  • 122 students living on campus (113)
  • 70 employees (68)

Students began moving onto campus on Aug. 9, and the first day of classes was Aug. 19.

Knox County coronavirus numbers 

Here are the reported COVID-19 figures from the Knox County Health Department for Aug. 25, 2020. The health department will update case counts at approximately 11 a.m. every day.

Total cases detected: 6,246 (6,189)

  • 0-10: 307 (305)
  • 11-20: 920 (904) 
  • 21-30: 1658 (1,652)
  • 31-40: 1037 (1,031)
  • 41-50: 823 (814)
  • 51-60: 707 (702) 
  • 61-70: 445 (440)
  • 71-80:  248 (240)
  • 81-90: 80 (No change)
  • 90+: 21 (No change) 
  • Age unknown: 0 (No change)

Probable cases: 208 (No change)

Probable cases are included in age groups. 

Active cases detected: 2,160 (2,225)

Recovered cases: 4,031 (3,911)

Recovered cases are defined as people no longer in isolation. 

Knox County residents currently hospitalized: 31 (36) 

People who have died: 55 (53)

Seven-day average: 78 (79)

The seven-day figure averages new cases detected each day over the past week, rounded to the nearest whole number.

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