Shelby County adds 146 coronavirus cases

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 07, 2020 10:46 AM CT | Published: July 07, 2020 10:17 AM CT

There are 146 more reported coronavirus cases in Shelby County, according to the Shelby County Health Department. The number of reported deaths, 200, is the same as yesterday.

That brings to total in Shelby County to 12,165 reported coronavirus cases; 7,715 are considered recovered from the disease. 

The 146 new cases come from 913 tests, a positivity rate of 16%.

Overall, 143,329 coronavirus tests have been administered in Shelby County.

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

As of Monday, July 6, the agency reported 52,155 coronavirus cases, including 653 deaths, 2,897 hospitalizations and 31,020 considered recovered.

More than 900,000 (904,237) 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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