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

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 817, up from 812.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 21 positive, 1,235 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 17 positive, 1,041 negative, 15 recovered; Marshall — 26 positive, 887 negative, 20 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 71 positive, 2,405 negative, 42 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 18,378 positive tests, 327,745 negative tests, 305 fatalities and 10,969 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,519,986 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 91,179 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 4,867,515 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 321,459 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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