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143 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths reported in Shelby County

Updated: May. 13, 2021 at 12:03 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reported 143 new cases Thursday and three more deaths, bringing the county’s toll to 97,095 cases and 1,635 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

There are currently 1,459 active cases in Shelby County.

Shelby County COVID-19 case counts as of May 13, 2021
Shelby County COVID-19 case counts as of May 13, 2021(SCHD)

The most recent weekly test positivity rate is 6.8 percent for the week ending May 1. It ticked up slightly from the previous week but remained lower than two weeks before.

This chart shows weekly COVID-19 test positivity rates in Shelby County since the start of the...
This chart shows weekly COVID-19 test positivity rates in Shelby County since the start of the pandemic(SCHD)

Demand has decreased significantly over the last month as seen in the chart below, which shows dose counts by vaccination date. Last week, 12,673 doses were administered by the City of Memphis, which leads Shelby County vaccination efforts.

Shelby County vaccination date dose counts
Shelby County vaccination date dose counts(SCHD)

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