First Lady Maria Lee tests positive for COVID-19

Posted at 6:27 PM, Dec 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-19 19:28:10-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee has tested positive for COVID-19. Goveror Bill Lee has tested negative but is quarantining.

Gov. 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.

Gov. Lee will deliver a statewide address regarding the COVID-19 surge Sunday.