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Lee possibly exposed to COVID virus, in quarantine

A member of Lee’s security detail tested positive Wednesday after saying he did not feel well. An online statement from the governor’s office says Lee has tested negative for the virus but is quarantining “out of an abundance of caution.” Lee said later he continues to serve from quarantine. The First Lady was to be tested later Wednesday.

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New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations rising in Shelby County

From Oct. 10 to Saturday, Oct. 24, the Shelby County Health Department recorded a daily average of 213 new coronavirus cases and 3,326 tests results with a 6.4% positivity rate. The Health Department has reported at least 200 new cases seven days in a row, with the highpoint of 414 new cases on Saturday.

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