COVID-19 numbers trend down as January comes to a close
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - With just one day left in the month, active COVID-19 cases are still slowly dropping.
Currently, there are 12,763 active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County with 4,236 of them being pediatric cases.
Today, the Shelby County Health Department reported876 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths within the last 24-hours.
This brings the total number of confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases in Shelby County to 220,482 and 2,915 deaths since the pandemic began.
SCHD reports the current seven day rolling average of COVID-19 cases 1,025 cases per day for the last seven days.
SCHD reports the test positivity rate as 23.5% for the week ending in January 22.
Shelby County is averaging 791 vaccinations per day for the last seven days and is 79% of the way to its vaccination goal of reaching herd immunity of 700,000 people.
Shelby County vaccine data is listed below:
- 552,715 total people vaccinated
- 1,189,282 total vaccinations administered
- 5,539 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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