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Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for May 1


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 2,832 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 163 in the past 24 hours.

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

Two additional deaths were reported in Davidson County, an 85-year-old woman and an 87-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions.

A total of twenty-seven (27) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 1,466 individuals have recovered from the virus.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 181 calls on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Total number of cases: 2,832

Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 163

Cases by sex

  • Male: 1,347
  • Female: 1,261
  • Unknown: 224

Total Cases by age

Age Group (years) Number of Cases
Unknown 157
0-10 67
11-20 195
21-30 726
31-40 532
41-50 429
51-60 353
61-70 219
71-80 103
81+ 51
Total 2,832
Recovered 1,466
Deaths 27
Total active cases 1,339
  • Total number of tests administered: 26,598
  • Total positive results: 2,832
  • Total negative results: 23,766
  • Positive results as percentage of total: 10.6%

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.

Trustee’s Office

Metropolitan Trustee’s Office extends closure; reminds public of Tax Relief and Freeze deadline extension

Metropolitan Trustee Parker Toler announced Thursday that the previous closure of the Trustee’s office to walk-in customers has been extended through Friday, May 15. Property taxes may be paid online with a credit card or echeck at

Additionally, check or money order payments may be placed in the secure drop box located directly outside the Howard Office Building at 700 2nd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210. Please, no cash payments at this time.

As always, tax payments may be mailed to P.O. Box 196358, Nashville, TN 97219. Taxpayers may call 615-862-6330 during normal business hours for assistance.

More information about the Trustee's Office Announcement