An update just came through from Nashville as the Covid-19 cases continue to climb.
About an hour ago, health care reporter for The Tennessean, Brett Kelman, shared that Nashville just saw its highest daily total of cases with 771.
Nashville reports 771 new coronavirus infections today, th city's highest daily total ever. Our daily positivity rate is 17%, and our cumulative rate since early March is now above 12% for the first time. 176 people currently hospitalized. Two more deaths.
“Metro Coronavirus Task Force Chair Dr. Alex Jahangir said during a news briefing Tuesday that coronavirus cases are on the rise and further economic reopening of Nashville is not happening at this time.
‘We will be staying in Phase Two for the foreseeable future,’ Dr. Jahangir said.”