Metro Health Dept. reports 1 additional death, 111 new cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County

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COVID-19 in Nashville – Continuing Coverage (WKRN Graphics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now total 88,733 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional patient has died as of Sunday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Assessment centers operated by Meharry Medical College will adjust their hours of operations to accommodate for colder weather through winter. Outdoor testing locations will be closed the entire week due to freezing temperatures.

Davidson County has began vaccination efforts. Click here to pre-register. The Metro Public Health Department reported it will take most of February to vaccinate everyone 75 years and older.

Metro Public Health Department launched an initiative to ensure no doses of COVID-19 vaccine are wasted by implementing a standby list for Davidson County residents. If you are interested in participating in the Standby List, you’re asked to email the health department at COVID19VaccineStandby@nashville.gov each day the standby list is operational.

The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 111 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 620 deaths in Davidson County. One additional death was reported in the last 24 hours.

A reported 86,145 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 1,968 are “active.”

The health department reported available hospital beds in Nashville are at 18% and available ICU beds are at 14%.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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