Shelby County now has the lowest COVID-19 case rate per capita in the state according to the New York Times. As the only county in Tennessee with an indoor mask mandate, health officials here said it’s obvious mask mandates are working.
On Tuesday,115 Mid-Southerners were being treated for COVID 19 at Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare. It’s the largest number of COVID patients in nearly a week. While case numbers in Shelby County slowly decline, doctors said it’s not time to let our guard down.
Action News 5′s Andrew Douglas spoke with Dr. Justin Dodson, assistant director of clinical services at Youth Village, on how parents navigate the difficult conversation after a 13-year-old was shot at Cumming K-8 Optional School.