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Monday, Sept. 7
State reports 983 new infections, 4 deaths
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 983 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.
That included four new deaths because of the virus. The virus has caused 1,869 deaths statewide. Currently, there are 826 hospitalizations.
There have been 146,213 recoveries statewide. At least 2,340,380 tests have been given statewide for the virus.
Nashville reports 254 new cases, no new deaths Monday
The Nashville Metro Public Health Department announced an increase of 254 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Monday, bringing the number of total confirmed and probable cases since March to 26,686. Of those new cases reported Sunday, came from Riverbend Maximum Security Institution, according to a release from MPHD.
No new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. Including both confirmed and probable cases, 243 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19 in Davidson County.
In all, 25,309 individuals have recovered from the virus.
Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds stood at 18%, and ICU beds stood at 12%.
Nashville COVID-19 testing sites closed for Labor Day
All three of the city of Nashville’s COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites are closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, according to a tweet from Nashville Mayor John Cooper. They will reopen at 7 a.m. Tuesday.
The sites are open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekdays and are located at:
- Nissan Stadium Lot “N,” 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN 37213
- Meharry Medical College, 918 21st Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37208
- Former Kmart, 2491 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37217
Sunday, Sept. 6
State reports 1,764 infections, just 3 deaths
Tennessee reported 1,764 new coronavirus infections – but only 20 new hospitalizations and just three deaths – as the viral outbreak grew slightly on Sunday.
The state’s daily positivity rate was 9.4%. The weekly average rate is also 9.4% after falling as low as 6.3% about a week ago.
Tennessee has 16,902 known active infections. Health officials revised the state’s threshold for recovering from the virus last week, erasing more than half of the state’s active infections overnight.
The statewide death toll is now 1,865.
Nashville reports 118 infections, two deaths
The Nashville coronavirus outbreak continued weeks of flattening on Sunday as city officials reported a small number of new infections.
Nashville gained 118 infections on about 3,000 of newly-reported tests, bringing the citywide total for active infections to 924. Nashville’s average positivity rate over the past week is 5.9%, according to city officials.
The city says 109 people were hospitalized with the virus as of Saturday, which is the fewest since these statistics became public in late June.
Two deaths were reported on Sunday – a 64-year-old man and a 75-year-old man – bringing the citywide death toll to 243.
Saturday, Sept. 5
Tennessee reports 1,765 new cases, 25 new deaths
The Tennessee Department of Health reported 1,765 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.
That included 25 new deaths because of the virus. The virus had caused 1,862 deaths statewide. Currently, there are 865 hospitalizations, which is 19 less since Friday.
There have been 144,383 recoveries statewide.
At least 2,306,032 tests have been taken statewide for the virus.
Nashville reports 73 new cases, one new death
The Nashville Metro Public Health Department announced an increase of 35 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours on Saturday, bringing the number of total cases since March to 26,314.
One additional confirmed death has been reported in the past 24 hours, a 94-year-old man with underlying health conditions. A total 230 residents in Davidson County have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. Including both confirmed and probable cases, 241 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.
In all, 25,147 individuals have recovered from the virus.
Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds stood at 16%, and ICU beds stood at 10%.