Grainger County Mayor Mike Byrd said on Tuesday that the county has its first reported coronavirus, or COVID-19, case.

Byrd said there was no further information available due to current health laws concerning privacy.

He said the local and regional health departments are following up with notifications, contact interviews and contact investigations.

     The Lakeway Area currently has 26 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with two in Hamblen County. The largest amount of cases are in Greene County, which currently has 12.

The latest state update for coronavirus cases will be at 3 p.m.