Metro Well being Dept. stories 618 deaths, 74 new instances of COVID-19 in Davidson County

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — There at the moment are 100,923 whole instances of COVID-19 in Davidson County and an extra affected person has died as of Wednesday, in line with the Metro Public Well being Division.

Evaluation facilities operated Meharry Medical School will alter their hours of operations to accommodate for colder climate way of winter. Outside testing areas shall be closed the whole week as a consequence of freezing temperatures.

Davidson County has started vaccination efforts. Click on right here to pre-register. The Metro Public Heal Division reported it should take most of February to vaccinate everybody 75 years and older.

Metro Public Well being Division launched an initiative to make sure no doses of COVID-19 vaccine are wasted  implementing a stand checklist for Davidson County residents. If you’re focused on taking part within the Stand Checklist, you’re requested to e mail the well being division at every day the stand checklist is operational.

The whole variety of confirmed and possible instances grew 125 up to now 24 hours. There have been a complete of 617 deaths in Davidson County.

A reported 85,198 people have recovered from the virus. Of the confirmed instances of COVID-19 in Davidson County, 2,484 are “lively.”

The age vary of sufferers is from one month previous to 106 years previous, 41,817 of that are males, 45,728 are girls and the gender of 755 sufferers is unknown.

The well being division reported accessible hospital beds in Nashville are at 15% and accessible ICU beds are at 13%.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline obtained 576 calls on Tuesday.

The Tennessee Division of Well being reported 962 new instances Tuesday, placing the state at 759,523 whole instances, with 639,126 confirmed and 120,397 possible. There are at present 21,659 lively COVID-19 instances within the state.

Tennessee’s seven-day new instances common is at present 1,723 further instances per day (-5% change since yesterday), whereas the 14-day new instances common is 2,012 (-4% change since yesterday).


TDH confirmed 17 further deaths, bringing the state as much as 10,954 whole deaths. The state has added 1,304 deaths to date within the month of February, with a mean of 82 further deaths per day.


Out of the entire constructive instances, 726,910 are listed as inactive/recovered, a rise of two,879 within the final 24 hours.


Earlier within the day, the state reported 1,106 individuals are at present hospitalized in Tennessee as a consequence of COVID-19. It’s the primary time for the reason that starting of the month the present hospitalizations rose from yesterday’s report.

  • Ground Mattress Availability: There are 2,091 (18%) accessible ground beds within the state, down 9% from yesterday’s report.
  • ICU Mattress Availability: There are 300 (15%) accessible ICU beds within the state, down 2% from yesterday’s report.


Tennessee has processed 6,626,533 assessments with 5,867,010 detrimental outcomes. The proportion of constructive instances stays round 11.5%. Tuesday’s replace added 8,252 assessments to the state’s whole with 8.87% p.c constructive instances.

Vaccine Tracker

Many Tennessee county well being departments are closed Tuesday as a result of hazardous circumstances from winter climate. COVID-19 vaccinations that had been scheduled for Feb. 16 shall be rescheduled.

On Tuesday, the Tennessee Division of Well being introduced vaccination registration for residents aged 65 and older and people in Part 1b of the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan will start on February 22.

From availability to present phases, discover vaccine data for each Tennessee county utilizing Information 2’s Vaccine Tracker map.

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