Metro Health Dept. reports 706 new cases of COVID-19 in Nashville


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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 78,976 total cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County as of Saturday, 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 706 in the past 24 hours. There have been a total of 530 deaths in Davidson County.

A reported 71,116 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 7,330 are “active.”

The health department reported available hospital beds in Nashville are at 11% and available ICU beds are at 8%.

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


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