Nearly 500 COVID-19 tests administered at weekend drive-thru testing in Carter and Unicoi
Nearly 500 people were tested for COVID-19 over the weekend at regional drive-thru testing sites that were sponsored by the state’s department of health.
Saturday numbers include 295 tests conducted at the testing site in Carter County, while 188 were tested at the Unicoi County site on Sunday. Statewide 5,153 people received tests across 16 drive-thru sites.
This brings the total number of Tennesseans tested at the state sponsored drive-thru sites over the last three weeks to over 23,000, while locally, just over 2,500 local residents have been tested.