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Giles County increased to 45 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, June 26, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Seventeen of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 1,641, up from 1,620.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 104 positive, 2,544 negative, 45 recovered, four fatalities; Lincoln — 52 positive, 1,964 negative, 33 recovered; Marshall — 54 positive, 1,585 negative, 36 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 267 positive, 4,664 negative, 132 recovered, two fatalities.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 39,444 total cases, 696,003 negative tests, 577 fatalities and 25,753 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 2,446,706 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 124,749 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 9,682,414 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 491,113 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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