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How prepared is Memphis for a grim — but realistic — COVID-19 peak?

The news was suddenly bright: An updated model released Monday projected that Tennessee’s hospitals could handle an anticipated rush of COVID-19 patients — with plenty of beds, ICU beds and ventilators to spare. Coronavirus had ravaged China, Italy, then Washington State and New York. It seemed Memphis was waiting — and preparing for — its turn. But Gov. Bill Lee’s April […]