COVID-19: New Data Shows Cases Are Widespread in Shelby County

In today’s City of Memphis update, recent data shows how widespread the coronavirus cases have been.

From Mayor Jim Strickland

Earlier today, I had the chance to speak with local grocers. There was one common theme that kept coming up–please, if you can, only have one family member grocery shop at a time. This helps with social distancing by having less people in store at the same time and also allows the staff to restock the shelves.

Hopefully, you’re seeing that we are doing everything we can to spread the word and remind everyone about the importance of social distancing. To further push out that message, I recorded a radio spot yesterday. I’m going to apologize now because you’re going to be hearing it a lot over the next several days. 

To listen to the reminder, click below.

Positive Cases by Zip Code

Below is a breakdown of the 497 positive cases by zip code provided by the Shelby County Health Department. As you can see, the virus has spread to all parts of Shelby County.

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