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Breaking down the latest in COVID-19 data in Memphis & the Mid-South

We will be monitoring Mid-South coronavirus numbers and will update this page frequently.
Credit: Local 24
This graph shows the number of new cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in Shelby County each day.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Local 24 News continues to track the latest COVID-19 numbers in Memphis and the Mid-South. On this page you will find case information for Shelby County, as well as the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. 

Refresh often for new information. 

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59 new cases & 5 new deaths in Arkansas

5:07 p.m. - The Arkansas Department of Health reports 59 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths, for a total of 333,511 cases and 5,699 deaths in the state.

There are currently 1,789 active cases in the state.

Find the full breakdown from the Arkansas Department of Health HERE.

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470 new cases & 17 new deaths in Tennessee

3:46 p.m. - The Tennessee Department of Health reports 470 new COVID-19 cases and 17 new deaths, for a total of 835,842 cases and 12,081 deaths in the state.

There are currently 844 hospitalizations in the state.

Find the full breakdown from the Tennessee Department of Health HERE.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College to open second COVID-19 vaccination site

10:35 a.m. - The Tennessee Department of Health, Shelby County Health Department and City of Memphis are partnering with Southwest Tennessee Community College to open a second COVID-19 vaccination site April 20, at the college’s Elbert T. Gill Center, 3833 Mountain Terrace in Memphis. 

First and second Pfizer vaccines will be offered on a drive-thru basis by appointment only Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For eligibility requirements and to register online for an appointment, click here.

For those without internet access, call 901-222-7468 (SHOT) or 615-552-1998 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., seven days a week. Those who are homebound can request a home vaccination visit here or call 901-222-SHOT.

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152 new cases & 0 new deaths in Shelby County

10:00 a.m. - The Shelby County Health Department reports 152 new COVID-19 cases and 0 new deaths, for a total of 93,895 cases and 1,599 deaths in the county.

Find the full breakdown from the Shelby County Health Department HERE. 

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37 new cases & 0 new deaths in Mississippi

8:50 a.m. - The Mississippi State Department of Health reports 37 new COVID-19 cases and 0 new deaths, for a total of 309,223 cases and 7,153 deaths in the state.

Desoto County has a total of 21,005 cases and 250 deaths in the county.

Find the full breakdown from the Mississippi State Department of Health HERE.