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COVID-19 cases are still a concern across the Mid-South. Here's a look at the latest numbers.

Shelby County said there were 212 new cases, and Mississippi reported 1,669 new cases Tuesday.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County said Tuesday there were 212 new cases and 15 new deaths. That makes a total of 138,797 cases and 1,988 deaths in the county since the pandemic began.

The department said 78 of the new cases are pediatric, and there are currently 1,923 active pediatric cases. There have been a total of 24,091 pediatric cases during the pandemic.

The 7-day rolling average for cases in Shelby County was at 425, with a total of 480,387 people vaccinated in the county. Find more HERE. 

Tennessee reported 1,500 new cases and 38 new deaths in the latest report for Sept. 20, for a total of 1,190,689 cases and 14,450 deaths in the state. 3,274 people are currently hospitalized in the state. Find the breakdown HERE.

Tuesday, Mississippi health leaders reported there were 1,669 new cases and 61 new deaths, for a total of 477,769 cases and 9,331 deaths in the state. 

Desoto County has had a total of 30,148 cases and 352 deaths in the county. Find the breakdown across the state HERE.

Tuesday, Arkansas reported 1,401 new cases and 17 new deaths, for a total of 486,853 cases and 7,499 deaths in the state. Find the full breakdown HERE.


Shelby County is vaccinating residents age 12 and older. To learn more about the available vaccination locations and how to book an appointment, please visit the City of Memphis COVID-19 webpage at https://covid19.memphistn.gov/

For more on vaccinations in Tennessee, click here: https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-vaccine-information.html

Here's where to find vaccinations in DeSoto County, Mississippi: https://www.desotocountyms.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=856

Find more on vaccinations in Mississippi here: https://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/14,0,420,976.html

Here's where to find more on vaccinations in the state of Arkansas: https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/covid-19-vaccination-plan