Earlier, we asked a diverse group of people to grade key local players in the COVID-19 pandemic.  At the time, we invited readers to submit their grades and we are grateful for all of you who did.

Here are the updated grades (the previous grade is in parentheses):

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland: B  (A-)

Memphians: C (C)

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris: B-  (C)

Shelby County Health Department: B-  (C-)

Mayors of Shelby County Municipalities: D+  (C-)

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee: D  (D-)

Tennessee Department of Health: F  (F)

President Donald Trump: F  (D-)

Dr. Anthony Fauci: A  (A+)

Daily Memphian: A-  (A)

The Commercial Appeal: A  (A-)

Local Television News: D  (C-)

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves: F  (F)