First Lady Maria Lee tests positive for COVID-19

First Lady Maria Lee has tested positive for COVID-19.

Gov. Bill Lee has tested negative. Lee released the following statement: 

“Maria began exhibiting mild symptoms of COVID-19 and it was confirmed this afternoon that she has tested positive. I am feeling well with no symptoms and have tested negative for COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution, I will be quarantining at the Governor’s Residence and still plan to address Tennesseans about the COVID-19 surge tomorrow at 7 p.m. CDT," Lee said. 

Lee will deliver a statewide address to Tennesseans regarding the COVID-19 surge on Sunday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. CDT. Gov. Lee’s remarks will be broadcast on Facebook and YouTube