Nashville, TN — After a coronavirus case was confirmed in Tennessee, Bill Hagerty, candidate for U.S. Senate, released the following statement in support of Governor Bill Lee’s leadership and steps to prevent the spread of the virus in our state:

“First and foremost, Tennesseans must remain calm as the coronavirus is extremely limited in Tennessee. However, in order to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, we must heed the guidance of President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Governor Bill Lee. Thanks to Governor Lee’s leadership and preparedness, Tennessee was one of five states to begin testing early which will allow our state to act swiftly to contain this virus and ensure the safety of our communities. I encourage Tennesseans to go to for more information on how to be prepared.” – Bill Hagerty

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