Metro Health Dept. reports 520 deaths, 89,894 cases of COVID-19 in Nashville – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-01-13 10:34:07 –

Nashville, Tennessee (WKRN) —According to the Metro Public Health Service, there are currently 89,894 COVID-19 cases in Davidson County, with additional cases dying as of Wednesday.

Davidson County launched Phase 1a2 of vaccination on Thursday. Click here to pre-register.

The Metro Public Health Service has launched a new initiative to ensure that doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are not wasted by implementing a waiting list for residents of Davidson County. If you are interested in joining the standby list, you will be asked to send an email to the health department ( every day when the standby list is in operation.

The total number of potentially confirmed cases has increased by 288 over the last 24 hours. A total of 520 people have died in Davidson County.

One new possible death has been reported in the last 24 hours. This is an 84 year old woman with underlying health.

The reported 70,013 people have recovered from the virus. Of the COVID-19 cases identified in Davidson County, 6,868 are “active.”

The age range of patients ranges from 1 month to 106 years of age, of which 36,584 are male and 40,084 are female, and the gender of 733 patients is unknown.

The Department of Health reported that 14% of hospital beds are available in Nashville and 6% of ICU beds are available.

The Metro COVID-19 hotline received 1,589 calls on Tuesday. All COVID-19 evaluation centers run by Meharry Medical College were closed on Tuesday due to the cold weather.

The Tennessee Department of Health reported 3,478 new cases on Tuesday, bringing the state to a total of 660,874. Currently, there are 73,518 active COVID-19 cases in the state.

The average of 7-day new cases in Tennessee is currently 6,175 additional cases per day, and the average of 14-day new cases is 6,306.

The TDH confirmed an additional 146 deaths, with the state causing a total of 8,011 deaths. Tuesday shows that Tennessee’s second-highest daily death toll is currently on the rise.

  1. December 17: 177 dead
  2. January 12: 146 people died
  3. January 4: 143 people died
  4. December 22: 133 people died
  5. January 8: 126 dead

So far, Tennessee has killed an average of 92 people per day during January.

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