Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-01-14 15:35:22 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WKRN) – Tennessee Ministry of Health Additional COVID-19-related cases and deaths confirmed state-wide on Thursday, January 14..
The ministry reported 4,983 new cases, for a total of 670,482 in the state. Of all cases, 576,406 were confirmed, with a possible 94,076 cases.
Currently, there are 65,367 active COVID-19 cases in the state.
The average of 7-day new cases in Tennessee is currently 5,178 additional cases per day, and the average of 14-day new cases is 5,977.
The TDH confirmed an additional 84 deaths, with the state causing a total of 8,232 deaths. Tennessee has killed an average of 95 people per day in the past January.
Of all positive cases, 596,883 are listed as inactive / recovered, an increase of 7,909 over the last 24 hours.
The state reported that 2,964 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee for COVID-19. This is the first time the state has experienced less than 3,000 hospitalizations in almost three weeks. ICU bed availability is 9%. Currently, the total number of COVID hospitalizations is 15,753.
Tennessee processed 5,939,455 tests with 5,268,973 negative results. The percentage of positive cases remains at about 11.3%. The Thursday update added 24,216 tests to the state total, with 17.08 percent positive.
TDH released its latest COVID-19 vaccination report on Tuesday. The state vaccine dashboard shows that Tennessee has been vaccinated 271,575 times so far.
The Tennessee County Health Department is currently booking online for people over the age of 75 who wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Reservations for Tennessees eligible for the Phase 1 Vaccine Rollout can be signed up online.
And click here to see the availability of vaccines in your county.
Last week, Governor Bill Lee announced a new online tool to help you know when you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to use the tool.
Last Wednesday, Metro Public Health Service officials reported an increase in 394 COVID-19 cases in Davidson County.
The agency announced “a new initiative to ensure that doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are not wasted” by implementing a waiting list that came into effect on Tuesday. If you are interested in joining the standby list, you will be asked to send an email to the health department (COVID19VaccineStandby@nashville.gov) every day when the standby list is in operation.
Davidson County launched Phase 1a2 of vaccination on Thursday. Click here to pre-register.
All COVID-19 evaluation centers run by Meharry Medical College adjust their business hours to accommodate the cold weather during the winter months.
All Assessment Centers will operate from Tuesday, January 19, 2021 to Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 3 pm. The center will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021 in compliance with Martin Luther King Junior Holidays.
See News 2 for continued coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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