‘Heatmaps’ continue to show clusters of COVID-19 cases in downtown, South Nashville

active heatmapactive heatmap july 28

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro health officials released multiple COVID-19 “heatmaps” Tuesday showing where in Davidson County cases of coronavirus are concentrated.

The active heatmap continues to show concentrations of positive cases in downtown Nashville, in addition to a high number of cases in Southeast Nashville, which has a high percentage of essential workers and several diverse immigrant communities.

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(Courtesy: Metro Public Health Department)

The darker red color on the map indicates areas with higher numbers of cases. The weekly map is current with data through July 27, 2020.

The department also released a heatmap for the total active, recovered and deceased cases.

Total heatmap july 28
(Courtesy: Metro Public Health Department)

So how do the heat maps help?​

“The heat maps are a good indicator of where we need to focus our resources where we need to focus our efforts,” said Metro Health Department spokesperson Brian Todd.​

This data is updated by the taskforce weekly.

The Metro Public Health Department is partnering with organizations to provide resources and education about the virus — even hiring community outreach workers. Click here to learn more.

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(This reflects what the TDH reports each day. )

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