Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2020-11-22 10:34:04 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WTVF) —Metrohealth authorities reported 391 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases reported in Davidson County to 42,995.
Of all cases, 39,101 are considered to have recovered from the virus and 3,538 are still active.
No additional deaths were reported on Sunday. As of November 22, 343 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had died. 356 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 in Davidson County, including potentially confirmed cases.
Below is data from the Metro Public Health Service regarding the Davidson County case study.
New cases per 100,000: 60.12
7-day positive rate for COVID-19 test: 10.5
Middle Tennessee Hospital Beds Available: 15%
Middle Tennessee ICU Beds Available: 8%
Cases by age:
|do not know||74|
|0 to 10||2,017|
|81 years old and over||762|
|Inactive / recovered||39,101|
|Total of active cases||3,538|
|Total number of tests performed||Overall positive / possible results||Negative result of total||Positive results as an overall percentage|
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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. Examples include Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). The 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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