Metro Health Dept. reports 254 deaths, 27,492 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville


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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 27,492 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an additional person has died as of Monday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

City leaders have eased COVID-19 restrictions in Nashville and Davidson County, allowing more people to gather in bars, restaurants and other venues.

The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 192 in the past 24 hours.

There have been a total of 254 deaths in Davidson County. One additional confirmed death has been reported in the past 24 hours, a 71-year-old man with underlying health conditions.

A reported 26,063 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 1,175 are “active.”

The age range of patients is from one month old to 103 years old, 13,598 of which are men, 13,606 are women and the gender of 288 patients is unknown.

Of the 327,595 tests performed in the county, 34,489 (10.53%) had positive results. Negative results total 293,106.

The health department reported available hospital beds in Nashville are at 18% and available ICU beds are at 20%.

The Metro COVID-19 hotline received six 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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