Metro Health Dept. reports 92 deaths, 8,267 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There are now 8,267 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and an additional two patients have died in Davidson County as of Tuesday, according to the Metro Public Health Department.

There has been a total of 92 deaths in Davidson County. The total number of confirmed and probable cases grew by 76 in the past 24 hours.

The health department clarified there are no new probable cases reported in the past 24 hours.

“Probable cases refer to those that do not test positive in a diagnostic test but might have tested positive in a different form of test like an antibody or serologic test. Probable cases also could refer to cases that were never tested but exhibited the factors consistent with a COVID-19 infection, like symptoms and close contacts of confirmed cases.”

A reported 6,183 individuals have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 1,992 are “active.” The remaining cases are self-isolated at their homes and have mild and manageable symptoms.

The age range of patients is from one month old to 100 years old, 4,367 of which are men, 3,667 are women and the gender of 233 patients is unknown.

Of the 83,080 tests performed in the county, 8,267 (10%) had positive results. Negative results total 74,813.

The health department reported available hospital beds in Nashville are at 24% and available ICU beds are at 27%.

The COVID-19 Hotline received 302 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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(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

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