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Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for April 25

4/25/2020
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 officials announced today a total number of 2,213 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 37 in the past 24 hours.

The confirmed cases range in age from 2 months to 99 years.

A total of twenty-two (22) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 1,171 individuals have recovered from the virus.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 364 calls on Friday, April 24, 2020.

Total number of cases: 2,213

Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 37

Cases by sex

  • Male: 1,030
  • Female: 998
  • Unknown: 185

Total Cases by age

Age Group (years) Number of Cases
Unknown 66
0-10 43
11-20 134
21-30 620
31-40 429
41-50 329
51-60 289
61-70 179
71-80 89
81+ 35
Total 2,213
Recovered 1,171
Deaths 22
Total active cases 1,020
  • Total number of tests administered: 21,400
  • Total positive results: 2,213
  • Total negative results: 19,187
  • Positive results as percentage of total: 10.3%

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 of distance from others). Do not gather in groups larger than 10.
  • Wear a cloth face covering when in a community setting, especially in situations where you may be near people. These settings include grocery stores and pharmacies. These face coverings are not a substitute for social distancing.
  • 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.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.