Nashville is staying in Phase 2 of reopening after seeing cases of the coronavirus trend upward, officials said Monday. Alex Jahangir, chairman of Metro Nashville’s Board of Health, said the decision to pause re-opening was not taken lightly. “This doesn’t mean that we’re regressing. It doesn’t mean we’re going back to Phase 1. It […]
At least within the city of Nashville, everyone who has died from COVID-19 so far has had an underlying health condition. But that doesn’t mean all of them would be thought of as sickly.
Nashville’s top health officials say this week will be “super critical” in determining how quickly the city continues to reopen. And they’re watching three key stats.
Nashville will begin to ease some “Safer at Home” restrictions Monday, even as new cases of the coronavirus continue to rise. Mayor John Cooper says the health benchmarks officials have been watching aren’t perfect, but that the city has earned a “passing grade” to start the first phase of Metro’s “Roadmap for Reopening.”
Nashville Mayor John Cooper said on Friday the county is on track to start a phased reopening of businesses. He said the city is in a better position than expected, but “we are not out of the woods.”
Nashville still isn’t ready to relaunch its economy, officials say. For the third straight day, Metro has reported 100 or more new cases of the coronavirus. Two more elderly residents also died yesterday, bringing the local death toll to 24.
New cases of the coronavirus have slowed to the point that Nashville is nearly ready to start reopening its economy. But officials are waiting for more data before they set a date. At a press briefing Friday morning, Metro Coronavirus Task Force Chair Alex Jahangir said social distancing measures have put the city on track […]
Nashville Mayor John Cooper said Thursday that the city’s restaurants and retail stores could start opening as soon as early May. But that will be dependent on whether the county sees a decrease in the average of COVID-19 cases. The four-phase plan spells out what employers need to do. They will have to maintain social […]
As businesses prepare to reopen, Nashville officials are considering what that would look like for the bars in the Lower Broadway tourism district.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper says he wants businesses in the city to start reopening in May. But he says that can only happen if a handful of conditions are met.