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MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for January 2


Note: The Metro Public Health Department will issue a limited daily COVID report for Saturday that will include the number of new cases and new deaths.  We will return to posting the full report again on Sunday, January 3rd.   

There have been an additional 619 cases reported in the past 24 hours (total: 70,325), and one additional death, an 87-year-old male with a pending medical history.  The COVID-19 community hotline received 131 calls on Friday, January 1st.  The abbreviated update is below:

Total Cases 70325
Confirmed 67470
Probable 2855
Total Active 6373
Total Recovered 63471
Added Cases 619
Total Deaths 481
Confirmed 458
Probable 23
Total Tests 812947
Negative Tests 731111
Positive Tests 81836
Overall Attack Rate 10.1%