NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro health officials released multiple COVID-19 “heatmaps” Tuesday showing where in Davidson County cases of coronavirus are concentrated.
The darker red color on the map indicates areas with higher numbers of cases. The weekly map is current with data through August 3, 2020.
The department also released a heat map for total COVID-19 cases.
There are now 21,879 total COVID-19 cases, and 199 deaths in Davidson County, according to the Metro Public Health Department.
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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