Coronavirus: 175 new cases reported

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 29, 2021 12:32 PM CT | Published: April 29, 2021 12:32 PM CT

The Shelby County Health Department reported 175 new coronavirus cases and no new coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, April 29.

The 175 cases come from 2,947 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 5.9%.

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Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is now 95,262 cases, including 92,068 inactive cases, 1,577 active cases and 1,617 deaths.

The Tennessee Department of Health releases statewide coronavirus figures at 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Tennessee’s reported coronavirus total is now 845,380, including 12,171 deaths, 823 current hospitalizations and 820,441 are inactive cases.

About 7.6 million coronavirus tests have been performed in Tennessee.


Elle Perry

Elle Perry

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.