Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-02-23 10:37:33 –
Nashville, TN (WTVF) — On Tuesday, metro health officials reported 110 new cases of COVID-19. Three more deaths were reported.
Three community evaluation centers for the COVID-19 test in Nashville were reopened on Monday after being closed for a week due to a winter storm.
Davidson County has reported a total of 88,959 cases, of which 86,550 are currently considered recovering or inactive. Currently, 1,786 cases remain active.
According to MetroHealth, three new deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. A 71-year-old man, a 56-year-old man, and a 58-year-old man are all in basic health.
The Metro Public Health Service said 584 people died in confirmed COVID-19 cases. The virus caused 623 deaths, including possible confirmed cases.
MPHD has released the following data on the Davidson County incident:
New cases per 100,000 people: 19.5
7-day positive rate for COVID-19 test: 5.7
Available Middle Tennessee Beds: 18 percent
Available Middle Tennessee ICU Beds: 15 percent
The MPHD COVID-19 hotline received 1817 calls on Monday, February 22, 2021.
Total number of cases: 88,959
Cases reported in the last 24 hours: 110
Cases by age
|do not know||141|
|0 to 10||4,218|
|81 years old and over||1,868|
|Inactive / recovered||86,550|
|Total of active cases||1,786|
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What is COVID-19 (also known as the new coronavirus)?
According to the World Health Organization, coronavirus (CoV) is a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from common colds to more serious illnesses. For example, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) And Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV). A New coronavirus (nCoV) Is a new strain previously unidentified in humans. COVID-19 is an abbreviation for “Coronavirus Disease 2019”, which is the time when this coronavirus strain was discovered.
What are the symptoms?
According to the CDC, patients with confirmed 2019-nCoV were reported to have mild to severe respiratory illness.
- Shortness of breath or dyspnea
Or at least two of the following symptoms:
- Repeated shaking with chills
- muscle pain
- sore throat
- New loss of taste and smell
At this time, the CDC believes that symptoms may appear within 2 or 14 days of exposure.
The CDC recommends the following “common sense” measures:
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with sick people.
- Stay home when you are ill.
- When you are around others, cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with tissue and throw the tissue in the trash.
- Cleans and disinfects frequently touched objects and surfaces.
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