Health officials report second-highest COVID-19 cases in Shelby County

Health officials report second-highest COVID-19 cases in Shelby County
Memphis COVID-19 cases

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials reported the second-highest amount of positive COVID-19 cases in Shelby County.

According to the Shelby County Health Department, there are 365 new cases.

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The record was set last Saturday with 385 new cases.

In an effort to lower COVID-19 cases, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland signed the mandatory face-covering ordinance Thursday.

Everyone who is out while in Memphis city limits must wear a face mask.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Shelby County is 9, 210.

Officials said 181 people have died because of COVID-19.

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