Shelby County reports 90 new COVID-19 cases

Shelby County reports 90 new COVID-19 cases
SCHD numbers as of March 31. (Source: Shelby County Health Dept.)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reported 90 new COVID-19 cases within the last 24 hours along with wh two additional deaths.

There have been 91,220 cases and 1,569 deaths in Shelby County since the start of the pandemic.

Shelby County has 1,070 active COVID-19 cases. Another 88,581 cases are now inactive or recovered.

According to the health department, the most recent weekly test positivity rate is 10 percent -- from March 14 to March 20. It’s the third week in a row with a slight increase. A week earlier it was 3.8 percent and the week before that was 3.5.

Shelby County weekly test positivity rate as of March 31.
Shelby County weekly test positivity rate as of March 31. (Source: SCHD)

The Tennessee Department of Health says the state has seen 811,42 total COVID-19 cases after reporting a case increase of 1,313 Wednesday afternoon.

The death toll has reached 11,904 increasing by 10 within the last 24 hours.

TDH says there currently 843 hospitalizations -- an additional 27people were admitted due to complications with the virus since Tuesday.

For more statewide COVID-19 data, visit https://covid19.tn.gov/data/data-reporting/.

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