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Giles County increased to 80 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, July 9, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Thirty of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 2,456, up from 2,419.

One fatality has been reported for Giles.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 202 positive, 3,403 negative, 88 recovered, six fatalities; Lincoln — 80 positive, 2,522 negative, 48 recovered; Marshall — 104 positive, 2,191 negative, 48 recovered, two fatalities; and Maury — 420 positive, 5,945 negative, 245 recovered, three fatalities.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 57,591 total cases, 905,208 negative tests, 710 fatalities and 33,609 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 3,084,690 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 132,803 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 12,123,257 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 551,384 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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