Coronavirus: Five new deaths reported

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 24, 2021 11:49 AM CT

The Shelby County Health Department reported five new coronavirus-related deaths on Monday, May 24.


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The agency also reported 78 new coronavirus cases.

The 78 new cases come from 4,994 tests, giving the day a positivity rate of 1.6%.

Editor’s note: Due to the public health implications associated with COVID-19, The Daily Memphian has made our core coronavirus coverage accessible to all readers — no subscription needed.

Shelby County’s reported coronavirus total is now 98,239 cases, including 95,455 inactive cases, 1,116 active cases and 1,668 deaths.

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