First COVID-19 Death in Knox County
Knox County has suffered its first death due to COVID-19 earlier today. No other details about the patient are being released.
There are currently 32 active COVID-19 cases, with two patients in the hospital at this time. The Knox County Health Department has tallied the total cases for the county at 161.
Dr. Alan Stewart says signs of community spread of the virus continue. Please make sure you are wearing a mask, washing your hands thoroughly and practicing social distancing when out in public.