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DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE

06/5/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE

 

Contact Name: Chris Song

Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: June 5, 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 5,900 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 69 in the past 24 hours.

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

Four additional deaths were reported in Davidson County, a 58-year-old man, a 69-year-old woman, a 79-year-old man and an 89-year-old man, all of whom had underlying health conditions.

A total of seventy (70) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 4,468 individuals have recovered from the virus.

Available hospital beds: 22 percent

Available ICU beds: 24 percent

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 124 calls on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Total number of cases: 5,900
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 69

Cases by sex
Male: 3,184
Female: 2,530
Unknown: 186

Total Cases by age

Unknown 13
0-10 256
11-20 520
21-30 1,456
31-40 1,262
41-50 952
51-60 728
61-70 421
71-80 190
81+ 102
Total 5,900
Recovered 4,468
Deaths 70
Total active cases 1,362

 

Total number of tests administered Total positive results Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
63,199 5,900 57,299 9.3%

 

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 (6 feet of distance from others). 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 face coverings are not a substitute for social distancing.
  • Stay at home as much as possible. People over 65 years of age or whose health is at risk should remain at home unless absolutely necessary.
  • 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.

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