Labs in the state had performed a total of 141,406 tests as of Saturday’s report, up 10,108 from Friday’s total of 131,298.
The state also reported a total of 178 deaths, up 10 from Friday’s total.
In Northeast Tennessee, the state reported eight new cases in Saturday’s figures, bringing the total to 180. NE Tennessee cases by county: Carter, 10; Greene 41; Hancock 0; Hawkins 29; Johnson, 2; Sullivan, 48; Unicoi, 1; and Washington, 49.
None of the state’s 10 new deaths took place in the upper eight counties. Six fatalities had been reported in Northeast Tennessee in recent weeks: Carter County, 1; Greene County 2; Hawkins County 2; and Sullivan County 1.