Coronavirus: Nearly 115 new cases reported

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 28, 2021 10:37 AM CT
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The Shelby County Health Department reported fewer than 115 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, August 28; it also reported four new coronavirus-related deaths.

The 113 new cases come from 1,666 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 6.8%. 

Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is 95,087 cases, including 91,908 inactive cases, 1,562 active cases and 1,617 deaths.

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


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As of Tuesday, Tennessee’s reported coronavirus total was 844,246 cases, including 12,163 deaths, 777 current hospitalizations and 819,211 inactive cases.

About 7.6 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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