Metro Health Dept. reports 673 cases of COVID-19, 4th death in Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 673 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County and the fourth patient has died, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

Health officials reported the death of an 83-year-old man as the fourth person in Davidson County to have died after a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19.

The department announced Wednesday the age range of patients is from 2 months old to 84 years old, 337 of which are men, 327 women and the gender of nine patients is unknown.

The total number of cases grew by 132 in the past 24 hours.

Of the confirmed cases, four patients have now died from complications of the virus.

Eighteen others remain hospitalized and 90 people have recovered from the virus.

The remaining cases are self-isolated at their homes and have mild and manageable symptoms.

The health department reported of the 6,590 tests performed in the county, 10.2% have returned as positive.

The Metro Health Department COVID-19 Hotline received 433 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.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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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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