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Giles County increased to 17 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, June 6, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eleven of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 1,092, up from 1,082.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 36 positive, 1,698 negative, 22 recovered; Lincoln — 32 positive, 1,355 negative, 22 recovered; Marshall — 36 positive, 1,151 negative, 26 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 115 positive, 3,341 negative, 72 recovered, one fatality.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 26,071 positive tests, 465,350 negative tests, 417 fatalities and 17,124 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,909,077 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 109,497 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 6,804,044 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 362,678 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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