Knox County COVID-19 case counts and vaccine numbers

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Knox County coronavirus numbers

Here are the reported COVID-19 figures from the Knox County Health Department for Jan. 15, 2022, compared to data from Jan. 8. These numbers represent comparisons from last Saturday to the previous Saturday. The Knox County Health Department updates the COVID-19 statistics every Wednesday with data for the previous calendar week.

Additional COVID-19 data about Knox County is available from the Knox County Health Department.

People who have died: 1,091 (1,078 Jan. 8)

Active cases: 12,118 (6,766)

New cases reported by day: 1,066 (702)

Seven-day average: 806 (523)

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

Total cases detected: 100,398 (92,723)

The number of total cases may decrease from week to week as the Knox County Health Department does a standard review of its data and identifies cases from residents outside of Knox County. Those cases get removed from the data, resulting the decrease.

Vaccinations in Knox County

Here are the reported number of vaccinations in Knox County for Jan. 15, 2022. Figures are updated weekly by the Knox County Health Department.

Number of vaccinations reported among Knox County residents: 679,023

Percent of Knox County residents with at least one dose: 62.48%

Knox County Schools coronavirus case counts

Here are the reported COVID-19 cases from Knox County Schools as of Jan. 14, 2022. The district will update its COVID-19 case counts daily Monday through Friday after 4 p.m.

Active cases: 494

  • Students: 399

  • Staff: 95

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