NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —There have been a total of 165 COVID-19 clusters in Davidson County since March, according to data released by the Metro Health Department on Monday. This marks an increase of five new clusters since numbers were last reported on Oct. 23.
Clusters refer to groups of cases linked to a specific time and place that have also been identified through the case investigation process by public health officials.
Long-term care facilities and construction sites have the highest amount of COVID-19 clusters in Davidson County, according to Metro Health. Their list says bars and restaurants account for 11 clusters.
The most recent clusters were at Woodcrest at Blakeford and The Health Center at Richland Place, both long-term care facilities, on Oct. 26.
As of Sunday, Davidson County has reported a total of 36,617 cases of COVID-19. Out of those cases, 2,601 are active ranging in age from 1 month to 103 years.
321 confirmed and probable deaths have been attributed to the virus in Nashville. 34,111 people are now labeled as inactive cases or recovered after Metro Health says they had the virus previously.
Find a breakdown of COVID-19 clusters here.