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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 14, 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 737, up from 720.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 21 positive, 1,138 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 935 negative, 13 recovered; Marshall — 25 positive, 818 negative, 20 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 60 positive, 2,186 negative, 38 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 16,699 positive tests, 285,618 negative tests, 287 fatalities and 8,881 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,401,948 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 85,066 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 4,408,618 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 300,315 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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