Health department reports 2,056 new COVID-19 cases in Shelby County

SHCD COVID-19 data 1/16/22
SHCD COVID-19 data 1/16/22(Shelby County Health Department)
Published: Jan. 16, 2022 at 2:51 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reports 2,056 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 23 deaths over the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed & probable COVID-19 cases in Shelby County to 203,128 and 2,804 deaths since the pandemic began.

SCHD reports the current seven day rolling average of COVID-19 cases 2,052 cases per day for the last seven days.

There are currently 24,806active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and 6,556 of them are pediatric cases.

SCHD reports the test positivity rate as 35.9% for the week ending in January 8.

Shelby County is averaging 1,542 vaccinations per day for the last seven days and is 78.3% of the way to its vaccination goal of reaching herd immunity of 700,000 people.

Shelby County vaccine data is listed below:

  • 547,957 total people vaccinated
  • 1,170,374 total vaccinations administered
  • 10,792 vaccinations reported within the last seven days

More on Shelby County’s COVID-19 data can be found at

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