Monday 29th November 2021

Health Department Confirms Additional COVID-19 Death, 3,420 Cases in Madison County

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The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department confirms a 55-year-old male died Oct. 1 due to complications from COVID-19, according to Director Kim Tedford. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 72 in Madison County.

The health department received positive test results for 45 more cases of COVID-19. We now have 3,420 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Madison County.

The newest confirmed cases include 15 males, 21 females, 9 unknowns and range from ages 10 to 79.

The department’s epidemiology staff are reaching out to these individuals and people who had close contact with these cases.

Four Madison County residents are currently hospitalized. One of those patients is on a ventilator.

You can watch Wednesday’s media briefing below:

 

The department also released the following demographic information about Madison County’s confirmed COVID-19 cases.

GENDER

Sex

Number of Cases

Percentage

Female

1892

55.3%

Male

1517

44.4%

Unknown

11

0.3%

 

HEALTH STATUS

Health Status

Number of Cases

Percentage

Recovered

3108

90.9%

Not Recovered

42

1.2%

Better

72

2.1%

Unknown

126

3.7%

Deaths

72

2.1%

 

ZIP CODE

Zip Code

Number of Cases

Percentage

38305

1987

58.1%

38301

1056

30.9%

38356

57

1.6%

38391

41

1.2%

38366

50

1.4%

38343

36

1%

38313

64

1.9%

38392

23

0.7%

38355

16

0.5%

38362

41

1.2%

38006

4

0.1%

38302

2

0.1%

38308

7

0.2%

38378

2

0.1%

Unknown

34

1%

 

RACE

Race

Number of Cases

Percentage

Black or African American

1040

30%

White

1439

42%

Asian

12

0.5%

Hispanic

82

2.5%

Other/Multiracial

70

2%

Unspecified

777

23%

AGE

Age (years)

Number of Cases

Percentage

0-10

149

4.3%

11-20

444

13%

21-30

642

18.8%

31-40

514

15%

41-50

465

13.6%

51-60

495

14.5%

61-70

361

10.6%

71-80

196

5.7%

80+

131

3.8%

Unknown

23

0.7%

Find more information about COVID-19 from the Tennessee Department of Health at https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated information and guidance available online at www.cdc.gov/COVID19.

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