400 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shelby County
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County COVID-19 cases are up by another 432 with 92 additional pediatric cases, according to the health department dashboard.
Shelby County also reported another 5 virus-related deaths.
Though cases are much lower compared to beginning the year, Tennessee is among the top five states in the nation that continue to trend high in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, according to the New York Times
There have been 232,596 confirmed and probable cases in the county with a death toll of 2,988 since the pandemic began in March 2020.
Active cases are at about 6,042 with 1,804 among children -- school-aged children also account for 31% of all active cases.
Shelby County is making progress, slowly but surely, towards the goal of “herd immunity.” So far, Shelby County has reached 79.3% of its 700,000 vaccination goal.
Shelby County vaccine data:
- 555,023 total people vaccinated
- 2,426 vaccinations reported within the last seven days
- 1,198,160 total vaccinations administered
Find more COVID-19 data for Shelby County at shelbytnhealth.com/COVID-19data.
This story will be updated momentarily.
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