Active COVID-19 cases drop below 20,000 in Shelby County

SCHD COVID-19 data 1/22/22
SCHD COVID-19 data 1/22/22(Shelby County Health Department)
Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 2:53 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reports 1,582 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths over the last 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed & probable COVID-19 cases in Shelby County to 211,884 and 2,845 deaths since the pandemic began.

SCHD reports the current seven day rolling average of COVID-19 cases 1545 cases per day for the last seven days.

There are currently 19,931 active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and 6,228 of them are pediatric cases.

SCHD reports the test positivity rate as 28.8% for the week ending in January 15.

Shelby County is averaging 820 vaccinations per day for the last seven days and is 78.6% of the way to its vaccination goal of reaching herd immunity of 700,000 people.

Shelby County vaccine data is listed below:

  • 550,058 total people vaccinated
  • 1,178,598 total vaccinations administered
  • 5,743 vaccinations reported within the last seven days

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

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