Shelby County is 33% toward its vaccination goal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 03, 2021 3:09 PM CT | Published: April 03, 2021 1:22 PM CT

Vaccinating 700,000 people — about 70% of the population —would be sufficient for the county to reach herd immunity, according to local public health experts.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.