Tennessee reports more than 3,800 COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths; nearly 800 cases and 17 deaths in Shelby County

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Department of Health is reporting 3,802 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of Monday afternoon. There are 65 deaths being reported across the state along with 352 hospitalizations and 356 recoveries.

Shelby County Health Department director Alisa Haushalter told county commissioners Monday afternoon there have been 17 deaths related to coronavirus -- an increase of four since their morning case update.

There are 789 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Shelby County. The health department released this map of cases by zip code:

Shelby County COVID-19 cases by zip code as of April 4
Shelby County COVID-19 cases by zip code as of April 4 (Source: WMC)

Officials with the Shelby County Health Department said in a news conference Saturday, wearing protective gear like masks do not limit the importance of staying home as this crisis continues to grow.

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Other counties in the Mid-South with confirmed cases include:

  • Crittenden (Arkansas) -- 53
  • Cross (Arkansas) -- 5
  • Lee (Arkansas) -- 1 to 4
  • Phillips (Arkansas) -- 1 to 4
  • Poinsett (Arkansas) -- 5
  • St. Francis (Arkansas) -- 11
  • Alcorn (Mississippi) -- 6
  • Benton (Mississippi) -- 5
  • Coahoma (Mississippi) -- 29; 1 death
  • DeSoto (Mississippi) -- 136; 1 death
  • Lafayette (Mississippi) -- 22; 1 death
  • Marshall (Mississippi) -- 23; 1 death
  • Panola (Mississippi) -- 17; 1 death
  • Quitman (Mississippi) -- 7
  • Tate (Mississippi) -- 16
  • Tippah (Mississippi) -- 26; 3 deaths
  • Tunica (Mississippi) -- 18; 1 death
  • Dyer (Tennessee) -- 9
  • Lauderdale (Tennessee) -- 5
  • Fayette (Tennessee) -- 21
  • Hardeman (Tennessee) -- 6
  • Haywood (Tennessee) -- 5
  • McNairy (Tennessee) -- 34
  • Tipton (Tennessee) -- 36

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