Coronavirus: New cases back over 100

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 20, 2021 11:04 AM CT

After three days in a row of new cases under 100, the Shelby County Health Department reported more than 100 new cases on Thursday, May 20.


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The Shelby County Health Department reported 109 new coronavirus cases and no new coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday.

The 109 cases come from 1,993 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 5.5%.

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Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is now 97,870 cases, including 94,989 inactive cases, 1,233 active cases and 1,648 deaths.

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