Record week for testing falls short of goal, but positive rate still declines

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 16, 2020 11:18 AM CT | Published: May 16, 2020 11:16 AM CT
<strong>A staffer directs traffic as Christ Community Health Services workers administer COVID-19 tests at a drive-thru tent behind the South Memphis clinic on March 21.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

A staffer directs traffic as Christ Community Health Services workers administer COVID-19 tests at a drive-thru tent behind the South Memphis clinic on March 21. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Still short of the goal of 2,400 tests per day, a record-breaking week of tests finds continued decline in positivity.

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.


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