Typically in Nashville, nearly a dozen group meals are available every day for people who are homeless. But COVID-19 has changed everything.
Some of the first people in Tennessee to get sick with the coronavirus are now recovered, including the household of Nashville songwriter Angela Lauer.
This is WPLN’s latest live blog, which will be updated regularly with news on the spread of coronavirus in Tennessee.
Tennessee has completed nearly 35,000 tests as of Thursday afternoon — more than most surrounding states, as Gov. Bill Lee often points out. But that number is expected to surge in the coming days as some labs turn to a much quicker test.
The coronavirus doesn’t discriminate. But some physicians say the public health response is already showing familiar patterns of racial and economic bias.