Tennessee added 1,410 new cases of coronavirus in a single day, resulting in another one-day record. The state has not disclosed any new clusters of cases, meaning the cases are primarily from community spread of the virus, which is much harder to contain.
The Metro Board of Health voted unanimously this afternoon to require a face covering in public. The specific rules will be drafted in the next 48 hours and likely implemented by Monday.
Metro’s finance director and the leadership of the city-funded Nashville General Hospital are at odds over the budget and whether federal relief funds were concealed as city leaders scrambled to finalize the city’s spending plan.
On Thursday morning, Nashville health officials reported 239 new coronavirus cases confirmed in the last 24 hours, one of the largest daily increases during the pandemic.
Tennesseans have proven to be among the least willing to wear masks in public, according to newly released state-by-state data. So more public officials are pleading with residents to mask up, as a last hope to stop the resurgence of COVID-19.
A 30-year-old charity clinic in Nashville opened its first satellite location on Tuesday. And it just so happens to be in one of the zip codes hardest hit by COVID-19.
The university says it’s still fully committed to hosting a presidential debate in October. That’s after the University of Michigan just backed out for concern of spreading COVID-19.
Cities around the country are beginning to mandate masks, but Nashville’s top officials are satisfied with simply recommending facial coverings.
A fast-tracked clinical trial exploring the potential benefits of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19 has concluded as abruptly as it began.
It was impossible to ignore. The latest rally on Nashville’s War Memorial Plaza — this time to recognize Juneteenth and the final emancipation of all slaves — attracted a predominantly white audience.