More Than 50,000 Hotel Cancellations in Nashville Due to Coronavirus

The Nasvhille CVC reports that 53,127 hotel reservations have been cancelled in Nashville due to growing fears about the spread of coronavirus. The cancelled rooms are partially a result of 75 meetings and student group trips that have been cancelled, with one of those consisting of 2,800 attendees.

The cancellations represent a little over $25 million in direct spending within the city.

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which just had its first confirmed case in Tennessee late last week, is a viral pneumonia that presents symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath. There are currently seven confirmed cases in the state, according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

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