Tennessee health officials report 4,634 cases of COVID-19 across the state, more than 1,000 in Shelby County

Memphis/Shelby County COVID-19 Task Force meeting April 9

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Tennessee Department of Health is reporting 4,634 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus across the state and 94 deaths. That’s up from 4,362 cases and 79 deaths Wednesday afternoon.

The state is reporting 1,006 cases in Shelby County -- up from the 949 announced Thursday morning by the Shelby County Health Department. Shelby County has had 23 deaths related to coronavirus.

Across Tennessee, 505 people have been hospitalized and 921 are considered recovered. Nearly 60,000 tests have been administered throughout Tennessee.

Across to TDH, 43 percent of the cases are among white residents and 14 percent among African Americans.

Here’s a breakdown of coronavirus cases across Shelby County by zip code:

Shelby County cases by zip code as of April 7
Shelby County cases by zip code as of April 7 (Source: WMC)

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

Arkansas

  • Crittenden -- 65
  • Cross -- 6
  • Lee -- 2
  • Mississippi -- 4
  • Phillips -- 1
  • Poinsett -- 6
  • St. Francis -- 31

Mississippi

  • Alcorn -- 6
  • Benton -- 5
  • Coahoma -- 35; 1 death
  • DeSoto -- 150; 1 death
  • Lafayette -- 26; 1 death
  • Marshall -- 26; 1 death
  • Panola -- 21; 1 death
  • Quitman -- 12
  • Tate -- 19
  • Tippah -- 41; 6 deaths
  • Tunica -- 17; 1 death

Tennessee

  • Crockett -- 0
  • Dyer -- 14
  • Fayette -- 25
  • Hardeman -- 6
  • Haywood -- 9; 1 death
  • Lauderdale -- 7
  • McNairy -- 9
  • Tipton -- 39

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