Metro Health Dept. reports 22 deaths, 1, 936 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 1,936 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional two patients have died, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Health officials reported Tuesday the deaths of an 85-year old male and a 63-year old female, both of whom had underlying health conditions, after a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19.

There has been a total of 22 deaths in Davidson County. The total number of confirmed cases grew by 33 in the past 24 hours.

The department reported 987 individuals have recovered from the virus but did not disclose how many patients remain hospitalized. The remaining cases are self-isolated at their homes and have mild and manageable symptoms.

The department announced Tuesday the age range of patients is from two months old to 94 years old, 894 of which are men, 882 women and the gender of 160 patients is unknown.

The health department reported of the 18,198 tests performed in the county, 1,936 (10.6%) had positive results. Negative results total 16,292.

The Metro Health Department COVID-19 Hotline received 372 calls on Monday.

To be tested at a Davidson County assessment center, call the COVID-19 Hotline at 615-862-7777 to speak with a health care professional.

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

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


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