ROBERTSON: 6 Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed, As 42 Tested Monday

ROBERTSON: 6 Cases Of COVID-19 Confirmed, As 42 Tested Monday

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Monday’s Tennessee Department Of Health’s daily report on Coronavirus cases in Tennessee shows that Robertson County is now up to 6 cases of COVID-19. Today was also the day that the Robertson County Health Department began COVID-19 testing at the Robertson County Fairgrounds.

According to Robertson County Mayor Billy Vogle, citizens were lined up to the street to be tested for Coronavirus Monday morning. Vogle said that many were denied testing because they lacked symptoms. In all, 42 people were tested before they ran out of tests.

Monday afternoon Mayor Vogle said they were able to acquire enough test kits for Tuesday. The testing runs from 9 am till 11 am Monday through Friday at the Robertson County Fairgrounds in Springfield. FULL STORY AND MAP

The National Guard will be at the testing site Tuesday to assist with traffic control, Vogle added.

Mayor Vogle is also meeting with Governor Bill Lee to address the issue of some businesses, like hair salons, not closing. Vogle will be meeting with the Governor and the Health Department to get a more detailed list of what businesses are essential and which ones are not.

Smokey Barn News is in constant contact with city and county officials, as more information becomes available, we will bring it to you.

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