Health department reports 2,767 new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reports 2,767 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and three deaths over the last 24 hours.
This brings the total number of confirmed & probable COVID-19 cases in Shelby County to 188,762 and 2,719 deaths since the pandemic began.
SCHD reports the current seven day rolling average of COVID-19 cases 2,305 cases per day for the last seven days.
There are currently 28,170 active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and 5,573 of them are pediatric cases.
SCHD reports the test positivity rate as 42.7% for the week ending in January 1. This is up 16.5% from the previous week and set a new record high for the almost two-year-long pandemic.
Shelby County is averaging 1,658 vaccinations per day for the last seven days and is 77.8% of the way to its vaccination goal of reaching herd immunity of 700,000 people.
Shelby County vaccine data is listed below:
- 544,366 total people vaccinated
- 1,154,830 total vaccinations administered
- 11,605 vaccinations reported within the last seven days
More on Shelby County’s COVID-19 data can be found at shelbytnhealth.com/COVID-19data.
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