Positive Rate Slides Again After Surge

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The rate of positive COVID-19 cases fell again Saturday after a five-day increases in cases this week. Positive cases fell Friday to 7 percent from Thursday's rate of 8.8 percent. The overall positivity rate for the county remains at 6.8 percent.

On Saturday, the Shelby County Health Department reported 95 new cases of coronavirus. That figure pushed the county's total over 5,000 to 5,003. The new cases came from 1,454 test performed yesterday.  

No new deaths was reported Saturday. the death toll here remains at 109.

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