COVID-19 Update: April 12, 2020


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 officials announced today a total number of 1,348 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in Nashville/Davidson County, an increase of 92 in the past 24 hours.

The confirmed cases range in age from 2 months to 94 years.

There has been a total of thirteen (13) deaths in Davidson County.

Fifty-seven (57) individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been hospitalized, and 279 individuals have recovered from the virus. The remaining cases are self-isolating at home and have mild and manageable symptoms.

The MPHD COVID-19 Hotline received 70 calls on Saturday, April 11, 2020.

Total number of Cases: 1,348

Cases Reported in the Past 24 Hours: 92

Cases by sex
Male: 632
Female: 668
Unknown: 48

Total Cases by age

Unknown 66
0-10 17
11-20 66
21-30 443
31-40 226
41-50 162
51-60 181
61-70 117
71-80 57
81+ 13
Total 1,348
Recovered 279
Deaths 13
Total active cases 1,056

Total number of tests administered Total positive results Total negative results Positive results as percentage of total
13,985 1,348 12,637 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 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.
  • Stay away from others in your home if you are sick.