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Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for March 30

3/30/2020
Chris Song

Mayor John Cooper’s office issued the following announcements regarding Metro’s citywide coronavirus (COVID-19) monitoring and response efforts in coordination with area hospitals, healthcare providers, medical colleges, and other community partners.

Metro Public Health Department

Metro Public Health Department (MPHD) officials announced today a total number of 443 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 49 cases in the past 24 hours. The confirmed cases range in age from two-months-old to 84-years-old. Of the confirmed cases, three patients have died from complications due to the coronavirus disease. The third death is of a 69-year-old male. Health officials are investigating to determine if the individual had underlying health conditions. 14 others remain hospitalized; and 80 people have recovered from the virus. The remaining cases are self-isolating at home and have mild and manageable symptoms. The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 39 calls on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Total number of Cases: 443

Number of Cases confirmed today: 49

Cases by sex

  • Male: 214
  • Female: 225
  • Unknown: 4

Total Cases by age

Age Group (years) Number of Cases
Unknown 51
0-10 4
11-20 23
21-30 164
31-40 63
41-50 57
51-60 38
61-70 23
71-80 17
81+ 3
Total 443
Recovered 80
Deaths 3
Total active cases 360
  • Total number of tests administered: 4709
  • Total positive results: 443
  • Total negative results: 4266
  • Positive results as percentage of total: 9.4%

Health officials remind everyone to take steps to stop the spread of germs like 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.