Coronavirus: Shelby County averaging 595 new cases per day

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 11, 2021 11:50 AM CT | Published: August 11, 2021 11:50 AM CT

Shelby County currently is averaging 595 new COVID-19 cases per day. 

According to the Shelby County Health Department, the county is also averaging 1,709 vaccinations per day.

How our latest COVID-19 surge compares

In the county, 431,699 people have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus; it’s 61.7% of the way to the goal of vaccinating 700,000 people.

The Health Department reported 453 new COVID-19 cases and three new coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

As of 5 p.m. Aug. 4 there were 423 COVID-positive patients in area hospital beds; 305 in acute care and 118 in intensive care unit.

At that time 95% of area acute care and 92% area ICU beds were in use. And 117 acute care and 31 ICU beds were available.


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