NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Lee on Monday issued a two-week statewide order closing non-essential businesses and telling Tennesseans to stay home in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
An outbreak of the new coronavirus at a Tennessee nursing home has spread to dozens more of its residents and staff members, Gov. Bill Lee’s office said Sunday night. A hospital said without elaborating that two of the residents have died.
NEW YORK — Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man,” has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61.
Confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in the United States doubled in two days, surpassing 2,000 Saturday and highlighting how quickly the virus is spreading through the country.
GALLATIN — A Tennessee nursing home has moved 19 patients to a local hospital after some tested positive for COVID-19.
When China Hill lost her job at Mall Jump in The Mall at Johnson City, she was disappointed, but grateful she had a second job at Great American Cookies to fall back on.
NASHVILLE — The state Department of Health is advising doctors to use diapers and swim goggles to protect their faces if they cannot obtain personal protective equipment due to shortages related to the COVID-19 outbreak, a Tennessee doctor said
Mar 26, 2020 at 3:22 PM
NASHVILLE — Tennessee saw more than 14 times as many new unemployment claims filed last week compared to the previous one, quantifying some of the economic consequences of a global coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered businesses to curb
Mar 26, 2020 at 2:59 PM
NASHVILLE — Tennessee schools are to remain closed for another month, Gov. Bill Lee announced on Tuesday, just over a week after he first urged districts around the state to shut down through the end of March.
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is shutting down for two weeks in an effort to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus, according to a news release from the park.
CAMDEN — A Tennessee couple found dead in their home had been killed by their granddaughter, authorities said.
NASHVILLE — More cities and counties in Tennessee on Monday issued strict orders for nonessential businesses to shut down temporarily and people to stay at home as much as possible to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
With the official number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Tennessee at 615 Monday, including six now in Washington County, Gov. Bill Lee has signed an executive order that would prohibit hospitals and outpatient surgery centers from performing elective surgeries.
Amid concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), AAA reports the average gas price in Tennessee is now $1.89 per gallon, nearly 34 cents less than one month ago and 54 cents less than one year ago.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Sunday urged residents to work from home and ordered bars and restaurants to close for 14 days starting Monday with the exception of drive-thru, take-out and delivery services in response to the coronavirus
Updated Mar 22, 2020 at 10:15 PM