Coronavirus: 93 new cases, 2 additional deaths

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 23, 2021 12:11 PM CT | Published: May 23, 2021 11:30 AM CT

The Shelby County Health Department reported 93 new coronavirus cases and two additional deaths Sunday, May 23. It is the sixth time in the past week that the case count has come in under 100.

The number of new tests performed was unavailable, so the daily positivity rate could not be calculated. 


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They bring the county’s total reported cases to 98,161. There have been 1,663 total coronavirus-related deaths in Shelby County. 

A total of 350,216 people have been vaccinated in Shelby County. Of those, 83,677 have been partially vaccinated and 266,539 have been fully vaccinated. 

As of Friday, the latest testing data available, more than 1.2 million tests have been performed in Shelby County, yielding a 9% positivity rate.

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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