Fewer than 9 percent are testing positive in 38017


While Collierville is one of the Shelby County municipalities that has seen the most residents tested for COVID-19, fewer than 9 percent have tested positive for the virus. 

As of Monday, between 760 and 978 tests had been administered to residents living the 38017 zip code, according to the Shelby County Health Department.

However, only between 5.8 and and 8.1 percent came back with positive results. A total of 19,816 tests had been administered throughout the county, with 1,857 residents testing positive as of April 20.

There were also 39 COVID-19 related deaths as of April 20. African Americans have accounted for more than 70 percent of these deaths.

Males have accounted for more than 60 percent. Between 13.4 and 21.8 of the residents tested in the 38118 zip code (Oakville and Parkway Village neighborhoods) were positive. This was the highest in the county. 

This data is meant to provide a rough estimate of testing volume. Due to different source data, numbers may differ slightly from day to day.

This data is subject to change.

Total Investigations, Cases & Contacts as of April 20:-Cases: 1,857-Opened Investigations: 1,857-Closed Investigations: 1,514-Contacts Identified (to date): 3,437-Contacts Currently in Quarantine: 1,319