Shelby County improving in most COVID-19 metrics

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 06, 2021 1:57 PM CT

From Jan. 23 to Saturday, the Health Department reported an average of 325 new cases and 3,593 test results a day with a 9% positivity rate. While the case average is still higher than in most points of the pandemic, that’s a notable decline from the previous two-week period.

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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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