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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 24, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 895, up from 873.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 24 positive, 1,331 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,185 negative, 17 recovered; Marshall — 27 positive, 949 negative, 22 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 78 positive, 2,597 negative, 49 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 20,145 positive tests, 363,431 negative tests, 336 fatalities and 12,837 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,635,192 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 97,495 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,367,675 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 343,513 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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