Shelby County’s COVID-19 cases and positivity rate decline

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 29, 2020 3:14 PM CT | Published: August 29, 2020 1:22 PM CT

From August 15 to 29, the Shelby County Health Department reported an average of 176 new coronavirus cases and 1,709 test results a day with a 10.3% positivity rate.

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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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