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Giles County remained at nine patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, May 12, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Seven of those confirmed cases have now recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 718, up from 716.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 21 positive, 1,101 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 910 negative, 11 recovered; Marshall — 24 positive, 790 negative, 20 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 57 positive, 2,105 negative, 37 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 16,111 positive tests, 267,813 negative tests, 265 fatalities and 8,336 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,358,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 81,650 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 4,233,504 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 289,932 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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