Memphis Mayor extends state of emergency

Memphis Mayor extends state of emergency
DEFAULT: Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland (WHBQ)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland extended the state of emergency for the city.

Strickland signed Executive Order Number 32 to extended the state of emergency until July 7.

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Monday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 50 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in Tennessee.

The Shelby County Health Department said 594 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the last three days.

There is a total of 9,904 cases in Shelby County.

Strickland first declared a state of emergency on March 17.

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