Metro Health Dept. reports 53 deaths, 4,683 cases of COVID-19 in Davidson County

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Mayor John Cooper’s office released the latest number of COVID-19 cases in Davidson County Saturday morning.

Metro Public Health Department officials said there are now 4,683 cases of COVID-19 in the county. That is an increase of 87 cases in the past 24 hours.

The confirmed cases range in age from 1-month to 100-years-old.

An additional death was reported in Davidson County. Officials said it was a 59-year-old man who had underlying health conditions.

A total of 53 people have died from COVID-19 in the county and 3,508 have recovered from the virus.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 166 calls on Friday, May 22, 2020.

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