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COVID-19 Update from Mayor Strickland (6-19)
COVID-19 Update from Mayor Strickland (6-19)
Posted on 06/19/2020
On this morning’s COVID-19 Joint Task Force call, Dr. Morgan McDonald the Deputy Commissioner for Population Heath with the State of Tennessee, gave a presentation regarding the Clinical Surge Capacity for Shelby County.

Below are two slides of interest as you look at our other data points.

Hospital Floor Utilization

Hospital Floor Utilization

*Estimated COVID Hospitalized are COVID positive and 20% of Persons of Interest (suspected positives) in hospital with pending results

Shelby County Covid Cases

Shelby County COVID Cases

Shelby County COVID Cases

Shelby County COVID Cases

Shelby County Health Department COVID-19 Daily Update: June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Cases
Shelby County Cases: 7440
Deaths: 152
Total Tested in Shelby County: 103,875
Tennessee Total Cases: 32,829
*As of 2:00 p.m. 6/19/20
Other Jurisdictions:
Tipton County, TN: 541
Desoto County, MS: 790
Crittenden County, AR: 562
Numbers current as of 10:00 a.m. 6/19/2020

Recovered COVID Cases

Shelby County Health Department is tracking clusters in facilities that serve certain vulnerable populations:

Vulnerable COVID Populations

Here is the most recent testing and case information provided by the Shelby County Division of Corrections:

Shelby County Corrections

The testing positivity rate is the percentage of all tests conducted that are found to be positive. The chart below shows Shelby County’s testing positivity rates over time, as of June 18, 2020.   

Testing Positivity Rate

Shelby County Health Department has added a data page to its COVID-19 webpage:  It includes information about the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases in Shelby County.

All of Shelby County, including the municipalities and the unincorporated areas are under Safer at Home orders. Some non-essential businesses may reopen under the guidance of Shelby County Health Directive #4, issued on May 18, 2020, which can be viewed here:

For more information about the Safer at Home order or to register concerns, the public may contact:

· The Shelby County Mayor’s Action Line: 901-222-2300

· The Shelby County Health Department’s COVID-19 Hotline: 833-943-1658

· Email
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