Lee possibly exposed to COVID virus, in quarantine

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 14, 2020 3:51 PM CT | Published: October 14, 2020 2:11 PM CT

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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