Strickland makes pitch to test 30,000 people a day

By 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.

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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.


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