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Giles County increased to 308 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, July 30, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Of those confirmed cases, 130 have now recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 4,421, up from 4,305.

Eight fatalities have been reported for Giles.

Twenty Giles County residents have been hospitalized since May 9.

Long-Term Care Cluster

TDH reported a cluster of cases at a long-term care facility in Giles County for the first time July 17. TDH updates information on clusters at long-term care facilities each Friday.

According to the NHC, Pulaski website, 23 residents and 21 employees have tested positive. Five resident deaths have now been reported. Eight residents and nine employees have now recovered.

Elsewhere in Tennessee

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 421 positive, 5,365 negative, 240 recovered, six fatalities; Lincoln — 226 positive, 3,663 negative, 112 recovered, one fatality; Marshall — 242 positive, 3,945 negative, 134 recovered, two fatalities; and Maury — 971 positive, 10,681 negative, 512 recovered, five fatalities.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 102,871 total cases, 1,358,551 negative tests, 1,033 fatalities and 64,234 recovered.

United States, Global

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 4,464,906 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 151,496 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 17,116,702 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 668,949 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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