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This post will be updated regularly with the latest on the spread of coronavirus in Tennessee. A reminder: Public officials say the overall risk to the public remains low, and the most effective way to prevent the spread is by scrubbing your hands and covering your cough.
Tennessee’s legislature approved a fast-tracked budget of about $39.8 billion late Thursday night after a marathon day of activity and as the state responds to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The amount is about $900 million less than what was initially proposed by Gov. Bill Lee’s administration.
About 1 million students will be out of school by the end of the week in Tennessee due to closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic. This means many parents will need child care, so Gov. Bill Lee is asking individuals, organizations and churches to pitch in.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Bill Lee is walking backs some of his biggest new spending priorities for the year and diverting some of that money into fighting COVID-19 and helping with tornado recovery.