Metro Health Dept. reports 541 new cases of COVID-19 in Nashville

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 79,517 total cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County as of Sunday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Davidson County began phase 1a2 of vaccination efforts Thursday. Click here to pre-register.

Metro Public Health Department launched a new 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 cases grew by 541 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 530 deaths in Davidson County.

A reported 71,579 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 7,408 are “active.”

The health department reported available hospital beds in Nashville are at 12% and available ICU beds are at 9%.

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

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