Shelby County confirms 98 new cases, as testing drops to 1,611

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2020 10:24 AM CT | Published: June 03, 2020 10:14 AM CT

The Shelby County Health Department confirmed 98 new cases Wednesday, June 3, and reported 1,611 new tests.

The daily positivity rate of 1,611 tests was 6.1%.

The day prior, Shelby County reported 190 cases - its most in a single day to this point. Testing numbers that day were 2,473 with a daily rate of 7.7%, higher than the overall rate of 6.8%. 

Shelby County confirmed 5,412 coronavirus cases, 116 deaths and 3,663 recoveries, according to the health department.

A total of 79,715 tests were administered in Shelby County with a positive rate of 6.8%.

State health department data shows 24,375 confirmed coronavirus cases in Tennessee, 381 deaths and 15,916 recovered from the virus, as of Tuesday. A total of 462,136 tests were administered by the state.



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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.

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