Shelby County coronavirus cases increase by 101, deaths by 3

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 10, 2020 10:29 AM CT
<strong>National Guard medics collect nasal swabs as hundreds of Memphians line up for COVID-19 testing at the Christ Community testing site in Frayser on April 25, 2020.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

National Guard medics collect nasal swabs as hundreds of Memphians line up for COVID-19 testing at the Christ Community testing site in Frayser on April 25, 2020. (Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County has 101 more confirmed coronavirus cases and three additional deaths resulting from the disease, according to Shelby County Health Department data.


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That brings the total to 6,220 confirmed cases and 136 deaths; 4,238 people are considered recovered. 

The 101 new cases come from 1,258 tests, a positivity rate of 8%.

More than 90,000 tests (90,686) have been administered in Shelby County.

The Tennessee Department of Health releases updated figures at 2 p.m. daily. As of Tuesday, June 9, Tennessee had 27,575 confirmed coronavirus cases, with 18,013 people considered recovered. According to the agency, there have been 435 Tennessee deaths resulting from the disease; 1,974 people have been hospitalized due to coronavirus. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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