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MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for December 30

12/30/20

MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for December 30

Metro Public Health Department officials announced today 65,073 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County.

There have been 63 new probable cases in the past 24 hours.

Probable cases refer to those that have supporting epidemiological and clinical evidence that a COVID-19 infection has occurred, regardless of test result. If a person is a close contact of a COVID-19 case and has a clinically compatible illness, he or she can meet the criteria to be a probable case. Additionally, a positive result of an antigen test from a respiratory specimen can meet the criteria to be a probable case. 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 67,644 cases, an increase of 363 in the past 24 hours.

The cases range in age from 1 month to 106 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.

Eight new confirmed deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours, a 92-year-old woman, a 78-year-old man, a 77-year-old woman, a 77-year-old man, a 73-year-old woman, a 64-year-old man, a 60-year-old woman and a 53-year-old man, all with underlying health conditions.

A total of four hundred fifty-one (451) people in Davidson County have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. Including both confirmed and probable cases, 473 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.

60,759 individuals are now labeled inactive/recovered after having the virus previously.

New cases per 100,000 people: 89.2

Seven-day percent positive of COVID-19 tests: 14.7

Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds: 14 percent

Available Middle Tennessee ICU beds: 10 percent

Total number of cases: 67,644
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 363

 

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 96 calls on Tuesday, December 30, 2020.


Cases by sex
Male: 32,201
Female: 34,838
Unknown: 605

Cases by Race

Asian                                                2.0%

Black or African American           17.9%

Other Race                                      14.3%

Pending                                           8.4%

Two or More Races                       0.4%

Unknown                                        15.1%

White                                               42.0%

 

Deaths by Race

Asian                                                13

Black or African American           153

Other                                               31

White                                               271

Pending                                           5


Deaths by Zip Code

37013                                               52

37211                                               51

37115                                               42

37207                                               34
37215                                               17
37216                                               17
37076                                               17
37221                                               14
37214                                               16

37218                                               14

37210                                               12
37209                                               12
37138                                               13
37072                                               10

 

Cases by age

Unknown 108
0-10 3,155
11-20 6,858
21-30 19,374
31-40 13,244
41-50 9,013
51-60 7,390
61-70 4,772
71-80 2,322
81+ 1,408
Total 67,644
Inactive/Recovered 60,759
Deaths 473
Total active cases 6,412

 

Total number of tests conducted Total positive/probable results Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
799,455 78,984 720,471 9.88%

 

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 8 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.