Coronavirus

Tennessee governor announces safer-at-home order

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a statewide “safer-at-home” order on Monday to help stem the state’s rapid spread of coronavirus, mandating the closure of all nonessential businesses while urging residents to remain at home whenever possible for the …

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Second Covid-19 case confirmed at UTC

From George Heddleston, Vice Chancellor Communication and Marketing On Sunday, March 29, 2020, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials were informed that a member of the UTC campus community tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with guidance from public health officials at the county and state levels, this notice is …

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Virus coordinator Birx is Trump’s data-whisperer

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She’s the data whisperer who will help steer President Donald Trump as he ponders how quickly to restart an …

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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials confirmed Wednesday — touching off criticism over whether his wealth and status gave him priority in receiving a test. The 71-year-old is …

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1st Coronavirus Case at UTC

On Wednesday evening, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials were informed that a member of the UTC campus community had tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with guidance from public health officials at the county and state levels, this notice is being sent to inform UTC faculty, staff and students …

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