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Latino people getting tested, but layers of complications persist

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 04, 2020 10:56 AM CT | Published: July 04, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Dr. Kelinda Ramsay stands in a quarantined hallway of Methodist North Hospital where COVID-19 patients are being treated. Ramsay has been watching the numbers of Latino people in her care inch upward for more than a month.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Dr. Kelinda Ramsay stands in a quarantined hallway of Methodist North Hospital where COVID-19 patients are being treated. Ramsay has been watching the numbers of Latino people in her care inch upward for more than a month. (Houston Cofield/Special to the Daily Memphian)

In Shelby County, more than 28% of the people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are Latino. The percentage of positive tests is rising.

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Latino Memphis Mauricio Calvo Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. Manoj Jain Dorcas Young Griffin Dr. Kelinda Ramsay Elise Friedman Subscriber Only Alisa Haushalter

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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