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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 13, 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 720, up from 718.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 21 positive, 1,109 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 912 negative, 12 recovered; Marshall — 24 positive, 794 negative, 20 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 58 positive, 2,118 negative, 37 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 16,370 positive tests, 276,547 negative tests, 273 fatalities and 8,624 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,380,465 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 83,249 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 4,315,679 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 294,879 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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