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MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for August 25

08/25/20

MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for August 25

Metro Public Health Department officials announced today 25,280 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County.

There have been no new probable cases in the past 24 hours.

Probable cases refer to those that do not test positive in a diagnostic test but do have supporting epidemiological and clinical evidence that a COVID-19 infection has occurred. If a person is a close contact of a COVID-19 case and has a clinically compatible illness, he or she meets the criteria to be a probable case. Additionally, if a health care provider diagnoses a person with clinically compatible illness with COVID-19, this person meets the probable case criteria.

Including both confirmed and probable cases, MPHD officials announced a total of 25,384 cases, an increase of 58 in the past 24 hours.

The cases range in age from 1 month to 103 years.

There have been no new probable deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

When the health care provider who signs the death certificate determines COVID-19 disease was the cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death, this person meets the probable case criteria and would be considered a probable death.

Two additional confirmed deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, a 40-year-old woman with underlying health conditions and a 63-year-old woman with a pending medical history.

A total of two-hundred twenty (220) people in Davidson County have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. Including both confirmed and probable cases, 229 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.

23,062 individuals have recovered from the virus.

New cases per 100,000 people: 20.6

Seven-day percent positive of COVID-19 tests: 9.7

Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds: 18 percent

Available Middle Tennessee ICU beds: 13 percent

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 37 calls on Monday, August 24, 2020.

Total number of cases: 25,384
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 58

 

Cases by sex
Male: 12,695
Female: 12,392
Unknown: 297

Cases by age

Unknown 54
0-10 1,256
11-20 2,625
21-30 7,490
31-40 5,123
41-50 3,559
51-60 2,542
61-70 1,549
71-80 721
81+ 465
Total 25,384
Recovered 23,062
Deaths 229
Total active cases 2,093

 

Total number of people tested Total positive/probable cases Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
208,948 25,384 183,564 12.1%

 

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).
  • Gatherings are recommended to be kept at 25 people or fewer, to the extent possible. Intimate gatherings are the most high-risk setting for transmission of COVID-19.
  • 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 if possible.
  • 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.