COVID claims 5 lives in Anderson

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 128 new COVID-19-related deaths across the state on Thursday, bringing the state’s total since the start of the pandemic to 8684.

That figure sadly included five deaths here in Anderson County, where 112 people have lost their lives after contracting the virus. One new death was also reported in Morgan County, bringing their death toll to 16.

The state updates a wide variety of COVID-related information every day at and at

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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  1. Concerned citizen

    Why do people still refuse to wear face coverings? I am 100% in favor of personal liberties, but that is just an excuse. Our infection rate and , unfortunately, our death toll continues to rise. People this disease is real!

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