ROUNDUP: Coronavirus cases by ZIP and four other Nashville-area stories

Mayor John Cooper plans to extend the city's safer-at-home order through May 1. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)
Mayor John Cooper plans to extend the city's safer-at-home order through May 1. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mayor John Cooper plans to extend the city's safer-at-home order through May 1. (Dylan Skye Aycock/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are five recent updates from the Nashville area on senior programs, Williamson County graduations and more.

Metro Nashville map shows concentrations of coronavirus cases by ZIP code

During the Metro Coronavirus Task Force briefing April 21, health officials released an updated heat map showing the areas of Davidson County with the highest concentrations of residents diagnosed with the coronavirus.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper plans to extend safer-at-home order through May 1

Metro Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced at a press conference April 21 that he will likely extend the city's safer-at-home order through May 1 to help limit the spread of coronavirus in the region.



School board extends graduation window for Williamson County seniors to allow for possible in-person ceremonies

Despite Williamson County Schools deciding to follow Gov. Bill Lee’s recommendation to remain closed for the rest of the school year, the school board voted to extend the graduation window for graduating seniors to May 22-July 31 at its April 20 meeting.

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability launches program to help seniors affected by coronavirus

The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability announced April 20 a new support program to help older adults facing social isolation and food insecurity during the COVID-19 outbreak.

United Way sends additional $1.17 million to Tennessee nonprofits

The United Way of Greater Nashville announced April 20 the distribution of its third round of funding from its COVID-19 response fund to 44 nonprofits in the Middle Tennessee region.

Alex Hosey and Dylan Skye Aycock contributed to this report.