Shelby County case count rises again as testing efforts increase

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 12, 2020 2:39 PM CT | Published: May 12, 2020 11:47 AM CT

Shelby County reported 3,421 coronavirus cases, 72 deaths and 1,959 recoveries as of Tuesday, according to the health department. The total of tests reported is 43,906 or 4.7% of Shelby County’s population.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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