Shelby County coronavirus cases increase by nearly 400

By Updated: July 02, 2020 10:40 AM CT | Published: July 02, 2020 10:21 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> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

There are 394 more reported coronavirus cases, according to the Shelby County Health Department. The number of deaths is the same as yesterday, 192.

That means there are now 10,602 reported coronavirus cases in Shelby County; 6,970 are considered recovered from the disease. 

Editor’s Note: Due to a data outage, new cases on June 30 for Shelby County and June 29 for Tennessee, in the graph, represent two days of data. 

Those 394 new cases come from 3,164 tests, a positivity rate of 12.5%.


County averaging more than 200 COVID-19 cases a day the past 2 weeks


The Tennessee Department of Health reports statewide coronavirus figures at 2 p.m. daily.

As of Wednesday, July 1, there were 45,315 reported coronavirus cases, including 609 deaths, 2,715 hospitalizations and 28,283 considered recovered, according to the agency.

More than 800,000 (817,522) coronavirus tests have been administered in Tennessee. 

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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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