Strickland makes pitch to test 30,000 people a day

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 02, 2020 1:53 PM CT | Published: May 31, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>&ldquo;Large-scale testing will allow the safer reopening of our schools, businesses, and increased testing in underserved communities,&rdquo; Mayor Jim Strickland said in his emailed weekly briefing Friday, May 29.&nbsp;</strong>(Daily Memphian file)

“Large-scale testing will allow the safer reopening of our schools, businesses, and increased testing in underserved communities,” Mayor Jim Strickland said in his emailed weekly briefing Friday, May 29. (Daily Memphian file)

People could expect to be tested several times a month at work if employers sign on.

Meaningful news delivered to you each week

Coverage of the key happenings in our city including city hall, elections, and more.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions

Topics

asymptomatic Dr. Manoj Jain Dr. Jeff Warren Dr. Scott Strome Ford Canale widespread testing coronavirus
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


Comment On This Story

Become a subscriber to join the discussion.
Meaningful news delivered to you each week

Coverage of the key happenings in our city including city hall, elections, and more.

Manage Your Email Subscriptions