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Giles County remained at 45 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, June 27, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Seventeen of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 1,646, up from 1,641.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 113 positive, 2,549 negative, 48 recovered, four fatalities; Lincoln — 52 positive, 1,967 negative, 33 recovered; Marshall — 60 positive, 1,597 negative, 37 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 267 positive, 4,705 negative, 137 recovered, three fatalities.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 40,172 total cases, 701,761 negative tests, 584 fatalities and 26,159 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 2,492,246 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 125,340 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 9,871,711 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 495,781 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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