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Hospitalizations are now climbing with positive Covid-19 cases in Hamilton County

2nd highest positive cases, highest hospitalizations, tied highest ICU cases
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Tennessee Unemployment Claims Increase By Another 26,041

The latest unemployment claims for the week of May 23 in Tennessee saw another increase with 26,041 new filings; down slightly from the 28,692 that claimed unemployment the week before.
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NYT data ranks Dalton high in daily growth rate of COVID cases

DALTON, Ga. (WDEF) - The North Georgia Health District points to an increasing availability of COVID testing as a reason they've seen new cases...
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Salvation Army opens shelter for homeless with Covid-19 minor symptoms

The Chattanooga Salvation Army has opened a shelter for homeless COVID-19 patients. The facility offers patients with minor coronavirus symptoms a safe place to rest...

Police make public paintball arrests

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - We have a follow up to the paintball problems in Chattanooga. Police have made five arrests in the public paintbrawls across the...

Signal Mountain makes top 3 SafeWise safest cities in Tennessee

Collegedale drops out of the Top 3 this year.
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Mayor reacts to N.Y. Times prediction of Covid-19 outbreak here

"The numbers that we have seen are really concerning to me."
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Two arrests made in Dade County child porn investigation

DADE COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) -- Federal agents have arrested two suspects in the Dade County child pornography case. According to Dade County Sheriff, both suspects...

More info on couple charged after Gordon County motel standoff

Schalles Williams and Wesley Swartout were wanted on various fraud charges from Cleveland to Summerville, at least.
COVID-19 Cases

Covid 19 numbers up just about across the board in Hamilton County

More cases and more people in the hospital for it.

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