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Memphis mayor is thankful as Shelby County hits vaccination milestone

Published: Oct. 24, 2021 at 10:48 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County reached a vaccination milestone on Sunday.

More than 500,000 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Shelby County.

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland tweeted about the milestone today, thanking city and county leaders for their part in the vaccination effort.

Taking a look at numbers across the rest of the Mid-South, just over 48% of Tennessee’s population is fully vaccinated.

In Mississippi, 46% of the state’s population is fully vaccinated and 54% of Arkansas is fully vaccinated as well.

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