Herrington: There’s too much we don’t – but should – know about coronavirus in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 08, 2020 8:50 AM CT | Published: April 08, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollentine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

Shelby County has had deaths in 2.25% of coronavirus cases, compared to 1.61% in the rest of the state and 0.84% in Nashville’s Davidson County. Does this suggest that racial disparities are spiking higher rates locally? For now we can only guess. 



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