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Monday, April 19
Nashville begins walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations at Music City Center
Starting Monday, up to 500 first-come-first-served vaccinations will be offered every day at Music City Center in an effort to administer at least one dose to half of the city by May 1.
Walk-in vaccinations start at 9 a.m. and recipients will receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. Most vaccines administered at Music City Center will still go to those with appointments.
Reserving an appointment at covid19.nashville.gov or by calling 615-862-7777 is still the best option for guaranteeing you get a vaccine dose on any given day.
Sunday, April 18
More than 21% of Tennessee residents fully vaccinated
According to Friday’s latest state and county updates, more than 21% of people statewide have been fully vaccinated, with 3,571,866 vaccines administered total.
Davidson County has administered 398,755 vaccines, with over 22% of residents fully vaccinated as of April 17.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers people fully vaccinated two weeks after they’ve been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or the second of a two-dose shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
Tennessee reports 1,370 new cases, eight new deaths Friday
The Tennessee Department of Health announced 1,370 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. To date, there have been 830,484 coronavirus cases reported as confirmed or probable in the state.
Tennessee reported eight new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours on Friday. In total, 12,049 people have died in the state as a result of the virus.
The state only releases numbers from Monday through Friday.
Nashville reported 110 new cases, two new deaths, 1,621 active cases Friday
The Nashville Metro Police department reported 110 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours Friday, including both probable and confirmed cases.
Two new deaths also were reported in the past 24 hours, a 69-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions.
Thus far, 898 people have died of COVID-19 in Davidson County. This number includes both confirmed and probable cases.
The city only releases numbers from Monday through Friday.
Half of U.S. adults have nowreceived at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Sunday that half of people over the age of 18 in the United States have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, tallying up to just under 40% of the population.
Pfizer’s vaccine is the type most commonly administered in the United States, with 109,122,092 given so far.