Shelby County adds 210 coronavirus cases

By , Daily Memphian Published: June 22, 2020 10:41 AM CT
<strong>A Christ Community Health Services worker tests a patient for COVID-19 at First Baptist Church on Broad Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee June 19, 2020.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

A Christ Community Health Services worker tests a patient for COVID-19 at First Baptist Church on Broad Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee June 19, 2020. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Shelby County has 210 more coronavirus cases, according to the Shelby County Health Department. 


SCHD reports largest increase of new COVID-19 cases


That brings the total to 8,094 cases and 164 deaths, according to the same data; 109,925 tests have been administered. 

The new 210 cases come from 2,097 tests, a positivity rate of 10%. 

More than 5,000 (5,515) in Shelby County are considered recovered from the disease. 

The state updates its numbers at 2 p.m. daily.

As of Sunday, June 21, the Tennessee Department of Health reported 35,102 coronavirus cases and 526 deaths. 

Statewide more than 23,000 (23,069) have recovered from the disease, according to the same data, and 2,291 have ever been hospitalized. 

The number of tests administered in Tennessee is 685,381.

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. 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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