Coronavirus: Another day of fewer than 150 new cases

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 14, 2021 11:34 AM CT | Published: April 14, 2021 11:27 AM CT

The newest coronavirus case data from the Shelby County Health Department puts the area’s seven-day moving average at 154 cases.

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The agency reported 148 new cases and one new coronavirus-related death on Wednesday, April 14.

Those 148 cases come from 1,609 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 9.2%.


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Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is now 92,984 cases, including 89,998 inactive cases, 1,400 active cases and 1,586 deaths.

The Health Department releases area hospital capacity figures twice a week (typically Mondays and Thursdays). There were no updated figures released today. 

The Tennessee Department of Health releases statewide coronavirus figures at 2 p.m. daily.

As of Tuesday, Tennessee’s statewide coronavirus total is now 826,371 coronavirus cases, including 12,022 deaths, 822 current hospitalizations and 800,957 are inactive cases.

About 7.4 million coronavirus tests have been performed in Tennessee. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.

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