COVID infection rates rising, but hospitalizations remain low, health director says

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 10, 2022 5:44 AM CT | Published: May 09, 2022 9:12 PM CT

The seven-day rolling average is now more than five times higher than what it was three weeks ago, Dr. Michelle Taylor told the Shelby County Commission.

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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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