Coronavirus: Two new deaths reported

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 19, 2021 10:45 AM CT

For the third day in a row, the Shelby County Health Department reported fewer than 100 new coronavirus cases.

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Wednesday’s 86 cases come from 1,155 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 7.4%.

The agency also reported two new coronavirus-related deaths.


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Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is now 97,761 cases, including 1,266 active cases, 94,847 inactive cases and 1,648 deaths.

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