More than 360K have been tested for COVID-19 in Tenn.

More than 360K have been tested for COVID-19 in Tenn.
The Tennessee Department of Health announced free, washable face masks are available at heath departments across the state. (Source: WBTV)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (KFVS) - Governor Bill Lee gave an update on the state’s COVID-19 response in a briefing on Thursday, May 21.

COVID-19 Update - 5/21

Today's #COVID19 briefing starts at 3:00 PM CT / 4:00 PM ET. Tune in for an update on testing strategy, new partnerships and economic recovery. ASL Interpretation: http://bit.ly/3bT9174

Posted by Gov. Bill Lee on Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Tennessee Department of Health announced free, washable face masks are available at heath departments across the state. The departments are also offering free COVID-19 testing.

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Posted by Tennessee Department of Health on Wednesday, May 20, 2020

So far, a total of 360,583 Tennesseans have been tested for COVID-19.

Health officials reported on Thursday 18,961 have tested positive for the virus in the state, including 313 deaths and 12,191 recoveries.

For a list of testing sites in Tennessee, click here.

On Wednesday, Gov. Lee announced new guidance for restaurant and retailers. The governor also said attractions and larger venues can reopen with capacity restrictions and social distancing on May 22.

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