Shelby County has 365 new coronavirus cases, three new deaths

By Updated: June 27, 2020 1:05 PM CT | Published: June 27, 2020 1:01 PM CT

There are 365 new local cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths, the Shelby County Health Department reported Saturday.

Between Friday and Saturday, 2,844 people in the county were tested for the novel coronavirus.

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The positivity of those new tests is 12.8%.As of Saturday, 9,210 people in Shelby County have tested positive for COVID-19. With 120,568 total tests administered, the total positivity of tests is 7.6%.

The SCHD has identified 6,215 people as having recovered from the virus. The total of deaths from complications of COVID-19 is now 181. According to the SCHD, 2,814 people are currently living with the virus.

The SCHD has reached 12,210 contacts in investigations regarding positive cases. They’ve closed 6,359 (69%) of the 9,210 investigations opened. The number of contacts still in quarantine is 5,119.

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As of Saturday morning, the Tennessee Department of Health reports 39,444 total cases of COVID-19. The number of Tennesseans tested is 741,737. The total deaths from the virus is 577.


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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is a general assignment reporter with The Daily Memphian who can be found covering just about anything people in the Mid-South might find interesting. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.

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