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MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for May 25

05/25/21

MPHD Daily COVID-19 Update for May 25

Metro Public Health Department officials announced today 92,202 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 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 99,176 cases, an increase of 10 in the past 24 hours.

The cases range in age from 1 month to 107 years.

No new probable deaths have been 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.

There have been two new confirmed deaths reported in the past 24 hours, a 71-year-old man with a pending medical history and an 87-year-old man with underlying health conditions.

The Metro Public Health Department has updated its reporting procedures surrounding deaths caused by COVID-19. MPHD will now report the number of deaths reported by the Tennessee Department of Health, with verification standards in place to work to confirm those reports in a timely manner. MPHD will continue to investigate the cause of death and county of residence to ensure an accurate and true count.

Under the updated death reporting standards, eight hundred thirty-three (833) Davidson County residents have died from a confirmed case of COVID-19. Including probable cases, 921 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.

97,457 individuals are now labeled inactive/recovered after having the virus previously.

New cases per 100,000 people: 7.4

Seven-day percent positive of COVID-19 tests: 3.8

Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds: 15 percent

Available Middle Tennessee ICU beds: 14 percent

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 87 calls on Monday, May 24, 2021.

Total number of cases: 99,176
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 10

Cases by sex
Male: 47,135
Female: 51,293
Unknown: 748

Cases by age

Unknown 129
0-10 4,951
11-20 10,437
21-30 27,563
31-40 19,237
41-50 13,032
51-60 11,075
61-70 7,249
71-80 3,520
81+ 1,983
Total 99,176
Inactive/Recovered 97,457
Deaths 921
Total active cases 798

 

Total number of tests conducted Total positive/probable results Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
1,244,966 111,832 1,133,134 8.98%

 

Health officials remind everyone to take steps to stop the spread of germs like COVID-19. These include:

  • Get vaccinated for COVID-19.
  • Wear a cloth face covering in public settings if not vaccinated, especially in indoor areas where you may be near people.
  • 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.