Viruses Cases Jump by 594 After Reporting Lag

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Test results reported Tuesday morning showed 594 new cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County.

The high figure comes after a glut of test results shut down the state's reporting system for two days. Since the last report, 4,997 virus tests have been administered in Shelby County.

The county's overall average positive rate for COVID-19 rose slightly again to 7.8 percent on all test results. The total number of COVID-19 cases here stands at 9,904. The death toll rose by four since the last report and is now 185 in Shelby County.

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