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 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%.