Daily Metro COVID19 Press Update for June 10
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 6,571 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 159 in the past 24 hours.
The confirmed cases range in age from 1 month to 100 years.
Six additional deaths were reported in Davidson County. They include an 82-year-old man, a 57-year-old man, a 91-year-old woman, and three women 75 years of age. All six people had underlying health conditions.
A total of seventy-nine (79) people have died after a confirmed case of COVID-19. 4,987 individuals have recovered from the virus.
- Available Middle Tennessee hospital beds: 23 percent
- Available Middle Tennessee ICU beds: 23 percent
The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 119 calls on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.
- Total number of cases: 6,571
- Cases reported in the past 24 hours: 159
Percentage of Cases By Race
|Black or African American
|Two or More Races
Deaths by Race
Cases by sex
- Male: 3,505
- Female: 2,868
- Unknown: 198
Total Cases by age
|Age Group (years)
||Number of Cases
|Total active cases
- Total number of tests administered: 68,704
- Total positive results: 6,571
- Total negative results: 62,133
- Positive results as percentage of total: 9.6%
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 25.
- 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.