Oops! Tennessee puts virus test supplies on an auction site
October 2, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials accidentally listed 13 pallets of coronavirus testing materials and other supplies on an auction site, officials said.
The state listed the items on GovDeals.com, a government liquidation website, but promptly removed them Thursday after The Tennessean asked about the auction. Officials told the newspaper the listing was accidental.
The auction listing was the "result of an internal processing mistake," said Dean Flener, spokesman for the state's COVID-19 Unified Command Team. He said the supplies should have been stored but were inadvertently l...