Shelby County COVID-19 death toll tops 3,000
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County’s COVID-19 death toll passed a grim milestone over the weekend with the Shelby County Health Department reporting 3,004 virus-related deaths.
On Monday, SCHD also reported another 298 cases with 69 new pediatric cases.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Shelby County has had a total of 234,020 confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases.
But along with the death toll and cases, the county is also seeing a slow increase in vaccinations.
Shelby County vaccine data:
- 555,692 total people vaccinated
- 3,265 vaccinations reported within last seven days
- 1,200,841 total vaccinations administered
The county is at 79.4% of its 700,000 vaccination goal to reach “herd immunity.”
For more data on COVID-19 cases and vaccinations, click here.
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