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Here are the number of COVID-19 cases across the Mid-South

This is a look at where Shelby County, as well as Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas, currently stand for COVID-19 cases.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Health Department reported 264 new cases and 3 new deaths as of March 18, 2023. That makes a total of 299,438 cases and 3,648 deaths in the county since the pandemic began.

There have been 72 pediatric cases tested within the last 14-day period.

Find more HERE. 


The state of Tennessee reports an average of 511 new cases per day and 4 new deaths per day for the week ending March 18, 2023. There are a total of 2,522,587 cases and 29,330 deaths in the state since the start of the pandemic.

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

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The state of Mississippi reports, as of March 20, 2023, a total of 993,035 cases and 13,402 deaths in the state since the beginning of the pandemic. 

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


The Arkansas Department of Health said so far in 2023, there have been a total of 22,126 cases and 250 deaths, according to the latest update, released on March 21, 2023. 

You can find more details here.


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

Find more on vaccines everywhere: https://www.vaccines.gov/

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