Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2020-11-26 15:02:17 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed additional COVID-19-related cases and deaths across the state on Thursday, November 26.
The Department of Health reported 4,404 new cases, bringing the state to a total of 352,376 cases. Of these cases, 324,599 have been identified and 27,777 are possible.
The TDH also confirmed an additional 53 deaths, resulting in a total of 4,519 deaths in Tennessee.
Of the positive cases identified, 312,885 were listed as inactive / recovered, an increase of 4,319 over the last 24 hours.
Currently, 2,178 people are hospitalized in the state.
Tennessee processed 4,363,940 tests. The latest update adds 36,134 tests to the state total.
Tennessee broke new case, recovery, and death records reported during the month of November.
The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) has provided an open letter encouraging a safe holiday celebration in a pandemic.
As of November 23, public and private rallies in Nashville and Davidson County will be limited to a maximum of eight to delay the spread of COVID-19.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper called it the “Rule of 8” and stated that public health orders would be amended to limit all meetings to eight in restaurants, backyards, or elsewhere. It was. Previous orders allowed up to 25 people at public or private meetings.
Metro authorities have also announced changes to the current public health order for bars and restaurants. After November 30th, restaurant and bar capacity will be limited to a maximum of 50%. This corresponds to a 6-foot social distance of up to 100 patrons (whichever is less) per floor.
On Monday, Dr. Adrian Battle, director of Metro Nashville Public School, announced that MNPS will return to full virtual learning after Thanksgiving. This decision will be made after the increasing prevalence of COVID-19 in the Nashville community.
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