294 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County Health Department says there are 294 new COVID-19 cases across the county with another 15 virus-related deaths.
The county has seen a total of 140,239 cases and 2,036 deaths since the first was identified in March 2020.
The county is slowly declining from the Delta variant surge that hit the Mid-South by storm over the summer.
The health department says the rolling seven-day average is 340 reported cases per day.
On Friday, SCHD reported another drop in the weekly positivity rate. The rate for the week of September 12 is 10.4% down from the 12.8% reported the week before.
Health officials are urging vaccinations to help the downward trend continue.
Visit shelbytnhealth.com/COVID-19data for more information on COVID-19 and vaccinations in Shelby County.
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