DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE
Contact Name: Chris Song
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: May 31, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements regarding Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, medical colleges, and other community partners.
METRO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Metro Public Health Department officials announced today a total number of 5,385 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 100 in the past 24 hours.
The confirmed cases range in age from 1 month to 100 years.
Three additional deaths were reported in Davidson County, a 76-year-old woman with underlying health conditions, an 87-year-old woman with underlying health conditions and a 61-year-old man with an unknown medical history.
A total of sixty-three (63) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 4,133 individuals have recovered from the virus.
Available hospital beds: 28 percent
Available ICU beds: 24 percent
The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 52 calls on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Total number of cases: 5,385
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 100
Cases by sex
Total Cases by age
|Total active cases||1,189|
|Total number of tests administered||Total positive results||Total negative results||Positive results as percentage of total|
Health officials remind everyone to take steps to stop the spread of germs like COVID-19. These include:
- Practice social distancing as defined by the CDC. Do not gather in groups larger than 25.
- Wear a cloth face covering when in a community setting, especially in situations where you may be near people. These settings include grocery stores and pharmacies. These face coverings are not a substitute for social distancing.
- Stay at home, unless leaving your home is absolutely necessary because you have medical needs or are an essential worker.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
- Stay away from others in your home if you are sick.