National Guard deployed to help overwhelmed hospitals

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 16, 2021 6:50 PM CT | Published: August 16, 2021 2:19 PM CT

In the first 15 days of August, there were more hospitalizations than there were in any full month of the pandemic, although not all of those were due to the coronavirus.

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Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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