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Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for May 25

5/25/2020
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 4,821 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 90 in the past 24 hours.

The confirmed cases range in age from 1 month to 100 years.

There have been two additional deaths reported in the past 24 hours, a 59-year old man with underlying health conditions, and a 79-year old man. It is not known at this time if the 79-year old had underlying health conditions.

A total of fifty-five (55) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 3,560 individuals have recovered from the virus.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 50 calls on Sunday, May 24, 2020.

Total number of cases: 4,821

Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 90

Cases by sex

Male: 2,561
Female: 2,102
Unknown: 158

Total Cases by age

Age Group (years) Number of Cases
Unknown 67
0-10 163
11-20 398
21-30 1,181
31-40 1,000
41-50 776
51-60 609
61-70 375
71-80 169
81+ 83
Total 4,821
Recovered 3,560
Deaths 55
Total active cases 1,206
  • Total number of tests administered: 52,139
  • Total positive results: 4,821
  • Total negative results: 47,318
  • Positive results as percentage of total: 9.2%

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 face coverings are not a substitute for social distancing.
  • Stay at home as much as possible. People over 65 years of age or whose health is at risk should remain at home unless absolutely necessary.
  • 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.