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Tennessee Department of Health reports 222 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, April 3rd, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Friday, April 3rd, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced that there have been 3,065 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee. That is up 222 cases from Thursday’s 2,683. There have been thirty seven deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been four new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) reported in Montgomery County bringing the total up to forty one.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issues Stay at Home Order

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will sign Executive Order 23 requiring that Tennesseans stay home unless they are carrying out essential activities as data shows an increase in citizen movement across the state.

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update for April 3rd, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDASilver Spring, MDThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to play a critical role in accelerating medical countermeasures to treat and prevent Coronavirus (COVID-19).

As part of the response to this pandemic, the agency is taking the lead on a national effort to facilitate the development of, and access to, two investigational therapies derived from human blood.

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NASA puts Wheels, Air Brakes on Perseverance Mars Rover

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Final assembly and testing of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover continues at Kennedy Space Center in Florida as the July launch window approaches. In some of the last steps required prior to stacking the spacecraft components in the configuration they’ll be in atop the Atlas V rocket, the rover’s wheels and parachute have been installed.

Perseverance received its six flight wheels on March 30th, 2020. While the rover took a test drive last December, it was on “flight spares” that wouldn’t be making the trip to Mars.

Three of the six flight wheels that will travel to Mars can be seen attached to NASA's Perseverance rover (which is inverted on a handling fixture) on March 30, 2020 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The protective antistatic foil covering the wheels will be removed before launch this summer. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Three of the six flight wheels that will travel to Mars can be seen attached to NASA’s Perseverance rover (which is inverted on a handling fixture) on March 30, 2020 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The protective antistatic foil covering the wheels will be removed before launch this summer. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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President Donald Trump issues statement Regarding Defense Production Act

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – America is at war against an invisible enemy. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID -19) virus has led to wartime profiteering by unscrupulous brokers, distributors, and other intermediaries operating in secondary markets.

This wartime profiteering is leading to hoarding and soaring prices for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves, and N-95 respirators, all of which are needed to protect American citizens, including our heroic healthcare professionals, battling on the front lines.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Oversight Republicans Request Answers on U.S. Efforts to Refute China’s Coronavirus Propaganda

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – Last night, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, U.S. Representative Mark Green joined other Oversight Committee Republicans in sending a letter to Secretary of State Michael Pompeo asking how the State Department will hold China accountable for its coronavirus misinformation campaign against the United States.

Since the discovery of the virus in December 2019, China’s communist regime has taken extraordinary efforts to hide its origination and early spread.

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Urges FDA to Respond to Critical Drug Shortages

 

U.S. SenateNashville, TN – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to address shortages of drugs used to treat patients with lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used to treat autoimmune diseases like lupus, are currently being used as treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19).

“We should not be facing a choice between treating lupus and COVID-19,” said Senator Blackburn. “We have to fix our U.S. drug supply problem right now. All Americans should be able to trust that they will not be the population left behind while we identify treatment for COVID-19.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s COVID-19 Bulletin #12

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee provided an update on Tennessee’s efforts regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief.

Governor Lee’s daily press conferences can be viewed live each day this week at 3:00pm CT here. Governor Lee has also established a website specific to Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates which can be found here.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Clarksville Police Officers to begin wearing Face Protection

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department (CPD) officers will start wearing cloth face masks when dealing with the public as an added safety measure amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

“We see this as an additional layer of protection for the public,” Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley said Friday, April 3rd, 2020. “We have to approach people, and we want them to feel comfortable about interacting with our officers.”

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Tennessee Fire Marshal reminds everyone to “Stay Safe At Home” during Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – In order to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Tennesseans are now required by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to stay home unless carrying out essential activities.

While Tennesseans are staying at home during this period, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is urging Volunteer State residents to renew their commitment to practicing good fire safety habits in order to reduce the risk of starting a home fire that could result in an injury or, worse, a fatality.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports Customer Pay-by-Phone, Online Bill Payment access Fully Restored

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department has fully restored the customer pay-by-phone and online bill payment features including the account management access after they were down on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department's Customer Account Management Features Accessible.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department’s Customer Account Management Features Accessible.

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Roxy Regional Theatre to remain Closed through May 1st

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – It is with heavy hearts that the Roxy Regional Theatre announces the extension of our temporary closure due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through Friday, May 1st, 2020.

The Roxy Regional Theatre is committed to the safety of our patrons, staff and our community, which has led us to make a series of difficult decisions concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Roxy Regional Theatre announces closure to continue through May 1st.

Roxy Regional Theatre announces closure to continue through May 1st.

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