MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The total number of cases in Tennessee hit 1,573 Sunday with 7 deaths and 133 hospitalizations reported.
The Shelby County Health Department also released Sunday morning that the county now has 362 COVID-19 cases -- an increase from Saturday’s reported number of 275.
Davidson County is behind Shelby County with the second-highest case count reported in the state.
Saturday Shelby County reported it’s first death related to COVID-19.
Officials are working to increase testing across the Mid-South and case numbers are expected to increase as well.
“Safer-at-home” orders for Shelby County and other municipalities have been put in place to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Other counties in the Mid-South with confirmed cases include:
- Crittenden (Arkansas) -- 17
- Coahoma (Mississippi) -- 18
- DeSoto (Mississippi) -- 71; 1 death
- Lafayette (Mississippi) -- 13
- Marshall (Mississippi) -- 13
- Panola (Mississippi) -- 5
- Tate (Mississippi) -- 9
- Tunica (Mississippi) -- 6; 1 death
- Dyer (Tennessee) -- 3
- Fayette (Tennessee) -- 10
- Tipton (Tennessee) -- 15