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DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 05/23/20

05/23/20

DAILY METRO COVID19 PRESS UPDATE FOR 05/23/20

 

Contact Name: Chris Song

Contact: chris.song@nashville.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: May 23, 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.

 

MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for May 23

Metro Public Health Department officials announced today a total number of 4,683 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 87 in the past 24 hours.

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

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

A total of fifty-three (53) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 3,508 individuals have recovered from the virus.

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

Total number of cases: 4,683
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 87

Cases by sex
Male: 2,484
Female: 2,037
Unknown: 162

Total Cases by age

Unknown 7
0-10 159
11-20 388
21-30 1,167
31-40 981
41-50 762
51-60 594
61-70 372
71-80 169
81+ 84
Total 4,683
Recovered 3,508
Deaths 53
Total active cases 1,122

 

Total number of tests administered Total positive results Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
50,370 4,683 45,687 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 10.
  • 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.

 

COURTS AND OFFICES

The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order that extends the judicial state of emergency until May 31. The Order also allows local judicial districts to develop a strategy to begin holding more in-person court proceedings in their districts.

 

General Sessions – Civil Court Clerk’s Office

The offices of the General Sessions – Civil Clerk’s Office will open the office’s lobby starting on Tuesday, May 26th to customers for in-person assistance. All individuals entering the building are required to wear a cloth face covering and will be temperature tested for the safety of employees and the public. Additionally, they are strictly following social distancing guidelines including a limitation on the number of individuals allowed in our office lobbies at any time. Signage at their offices will provide instruction.

Their office is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, click here.

 

Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

The offices of the Circuit Court Clerk will open the office’s lobby starting on Tuesday, May 26th to customers for in-person assistance. All individuals entering the building are required to wear a cloth face covering and will be temperature tested for the safety of employees and the public. Additionally, we they are strictly following social distancing guidelines including a limitation on the number of individuals allowed in our office lobbies at any time. Signage at our offices will provide instruction.

For more information, click here.

 

Probate Court Clerk’s Office

The offices of the Probate Court Clerk will open the office’s lobby starting on Tuesday, May 26th to customers for in-person assistance. All individuals entering the building are required to wear a cloth face covering and will be temperature tested for the safety of employees and the public. Additionally, we they strictly following social distancing guidelines including a limitation on the number of individuals allowed in our office lobbies at any time.

For more information, click here.

 

Traffic Violation Bureau

The Traffic Violation Bureau will remain open on a limited basis until Traffic Court is opened July 3rd. Minimal employees will be on-site and person-to-person interaction will be limited.

The main office number is (615) 862-5222.  Their office is staffed from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, click here.

 

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