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Metro’s active cases drop to 1,265, lowest in 2021 – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-05-04 10:36:40 –

Nashville, Tennessee (WTVF) — On Tuesday, metro health officials reported 31 new cases of COVID-19. No additional deaths have been reported.

A total of 98,409 cases have been reported in Davidson County, of which 96,239 are believed to be currently recovering. The number of active cases decreased to a low of 1,265 in 2021.

The Metro Public Health Service said 817 residents had died from COVID-19. The virus caused 905 deaths, including possible confirmed cases.


MPHD has released the following data on the Davidson County incident:

New cases per 100,000 people: 12.2
7-day positive rate for COVID-19 test: 3.3
Available Middle Tennessee Beds: 15 percent
Available Middle Tennessee ICU Beds: 13 percent

By gender:
Male: 46,779
Female: 50,879
Unknown: 751

Cases by age:

do not know 128
0 to 10 4,866
11-20 10,340
21-30 27,344
31-40 19,049
41-50 12,958
51-60 11,007
61-70 7,222
71-80 3,505
81 years old and over 1,990
total 98,409
Inactive / recovered 96,239
Dead (number) 905
Total of active cases 1,265
Total number of tests performed Overall positive / possible results Negative result of total Positive results as an overall percentage
1,210,143 111,002 1,099,141 9.17%

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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, 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.

  • cough
  • Shortness of breath or dyspnea

Or at least two of the following symptoms:

  • heat
  • cold
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • muscle pain
  • headache
  • 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.

Prevention

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.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when you are around others.
  • 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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