6 dead from Virus in Nashville; 808 cases including 75 healthcare workers


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —UPDATE (4-3-20)

The number of COVID-19 cases in Nashville has risen to 808, Metro Health officials announced Friday.

Ages of confirmed cases in Davidson County ranges from a two-month-old baby to 84-years-old.

Six people have died from COVID-19 in Nashville, including a 69-year-old man, a 67-year-old man with underlying health conditions, a 73-year-old man with underlying health conditions, an 83-year-old man, a 73-year-old man and a 60-year-old man with underlying health conditions.

Health officials said 75 healthcare workers are among Davidson County's 808 cases. Right now, 56 people have recovered.

As of Friday morning, 103 people in Davidson County have recovered from the virus.

The Metro area has administered COVID-19 tests to 8,060 to people. Of those, 10% have tested positive. 7,252 have received negative test results in Davidson County.

Active cases by age:

  • Unknown: 131
  • 0-10: 8
  • 11-20: 37
  • 21-30: 274
  • 31-40: 114
  • 41-50: 83
  • 51-60: 78
  • 61-70: 47
  • 71-80: 29
  • 81+: 7
  • Total active cases: 699
  • Recovered: 103
  • Deaths: 6

Health officials remind everyone to take steps to stop the spread of COVID-19. These include:

  • Practice social distancing as defined by the CDC (6 feet apart). Do not gather in groups larger than 10.
  • Stay at home, unless leaving your home is absolutely necessary because you have medical needs or are an essential worker.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing.
  • Don’t touch the T-zone of your face: your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Stay away from others in your home if you are sick.

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