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Nashville Health Officials Confirm Tennessee’s First Coronavirus Death

Confirman primera muerte por coronavirus en Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TN (WREG) — Nashville health officials have confirmed a Nashville resident has died due to complications from coronavirus. This is the first reported COVID-19-related death in Tennessee. According to a release from the Metro Public Health Department, the resident was a 73-year-old man with underlying health conditions. “This is a tragic loss of life, and we extend our heartfelt condolences with the family,” said Mayor John Cooper. “Even though the majority of people diagnosed with COVID-19 have experienced mild symptoms, we know that the virus can be life-threatening, and we need everyone to take steps to protect themselves and each other.”There are currently 228 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee. There are a total of 110 confirmed cases in Davidson County, and 42 confirmed cases in Shelby County.

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NASHVILLE, TN (LPL/WREG) — Las autoridades de salud de Nashville han confirmado que un residente de Nashville ha muerto debido a complicaciones por  coronavirus. Esta es la primera muerte relacionada con COVID-19 en Tennessee. Según un comunicado del Departamento de Salud Pública de Metro, el residente era un hombre de 73 años con problemas de salud subyacentes. “Esta es una trágica pérdida de vidas, y expresamos nuestro más sentido pésame a la familia”, dijo el alcalde John Cooper. “Aunque la mayoría de las personas diagnosticadas con COVID-19 han experimentado síntomas leves, sabemos que el virus puede poner en peligro la vida, y necesitamos que todos tomen medidas para protegerse y proteger a otros”. Actualmente hay 228 casos confirmados de COVID-19 en Tennessee. Hay un total de 110 casos confirmados en el condado de Davidson y 42 casos confirmados en el condado de Shelby.

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