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
Cases by age:
|do not know||128|
|0 to 10||4,866|
|81 years old and over||1,990|
|Inactive / recovered||96,239|
|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|
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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.
- 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.
- 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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