Metro Health Dept. not releasing COVID-19 update Wednesday due to technical issues



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Metro Public Health Department will not release COVID-19 numbers Wednesday due to “technical difficulties.” The data will be released by the department once it is available.

Nashville is still in the modified Phase Two of its reopening plan for the “foreseeable future,” according to Nashville Mayor John Cooper. The 10 p.m. curfew for restaurants that serve alcohol in Davidson County will remain in place through Aug. 16. and bars will remain closed.

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Reports from the Tennessee Department of Health were delayed seven hours Tuesday from the usual release time.

The department posted the following message, explaining the delay:

The total COVID-19 case count for Tennessee is now 99,044 as of July 28, 2020. We have encountered a technical disruption that has delayed the reporting of some of the daily data points. We will post the complete data set as soon as it is available.

We are working diligently to improve our systems and provide accurate and updated reports about the status of COVID-19 in Tennessee.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

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