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