Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for May 11
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 3,699 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 47 in the past 24 hours.
The confirmed cases range in age from 1 month to 99 years.
A total of thirty-five (35) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 1,901 individuals have recovered from the virus.
The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 59 calls on Sunday, May 10, 2020.
Total number of cases: 3,699
Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 47
Cases by sex
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- Total number of tests administered: 37,724
- Total positive results: 3,699
- Total negative results: 34,025
- Positive results as percentage of total: 9.8%
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.
Utilities: Nashville Electric Service
This information is current as of 5/10/2020 at 5:30 p.m. CST.
Number of Customers without Power: 50
Number of Outages: 18
Number of Customers Restored: 131,659 since last Sunday; 641 customers have been restored since 8:00 p.m. on 5/09/2020.
Number of Customers Without Power at Storm’s Peak: 131,709, due to the severe wind event that moved through the entire NES service area.
NES crews are anticipated to complete repairs to the remaining outages this evening. This includes replacing the last few power poles that were damaged by last week’s storm.
Crews will continue to work 14-hour shifts until all power is restored.
NES Outage Map