Madison County COVID-19 cases remain at 177

JACKSON, Tenn. — The Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department has released more information on the nine new cases of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

No new cases were confirmed Wednesday, and the case count remains at 177.

Eight of the nine newest cases are the result of mass testing at West Tennessee Transitional Care in Jackson, according to health department director Kim Tedford.

Those patients are:

  • 66-year-old male (not hospitalized)
  • 74-year-old male (not hospitalized)
  • 70-year-old male (not hospitalized)
  • 83-year-old female (not hospitalized)
  • 72-year-old male (not hospitalized)
  • 93-year-old male (not hospitalized)
  • 40-year-old female (not hospitalized)
  • 73-year-old male (not hospitalized)

The ninth case confirmed on Tuesday, May 26, is an employee at a youth detention center in a surrounding county where cases are confirmed, according to Tedford.

Tedford says that patient was exposed through their work.

The health department released statistics on patients, including zip code, race, gender, age and their health statuses.

Zip Code:

  • 38305: 109 (62%)
  • 38301: 51 (29%)
  • 38356: 3 (2%)
  • 38391: 4 (2%)
  • 38366: 1 (.5%)
  • 38343: 4 (2%)
  • 38313: 4 (2%)
  • 38392: 1 (.5%)

Race:

  • Black or African-American: 105 (59%)
  • White: 56 (32%)
  • Asian: 5 (3%)
  • Hispanic: 2 (1%)
  • Other: 4 (2%)
  • Unspecified: 5 (3%)

Gender:

  • Female: 96 (54%)
  • Male: 81 (46%)

Health Status:

  • Recovered: 159 (90%)
  • Not recovered: 10 (6%)
  • Better: 3 (1.5%)
  • Unknown: 3 (1.5%)
  • Deaths: 2 (1%)

Age:

  • 0 – 10 years: 1 (1%)
  • 11 – 20 years: 8 (4.5%)
  • 21 – 30 years: 22 (12%)
  • 31 – 40 years: 24 (13.5%)
  • 41 – 50 years: 31 (17.5%)
  • 51 – 60 years: 47 (26.5%)
  • 61 – 70 years: 25 (14%)
  • 71 – 80 years: 14 (8%)
  • 80+: 5 (3%)
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