Giles County remained at 12 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, May 25, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 915, up from 895.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 24 positive, 1,371 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,226 negative, 17 recovered; Marshall — 29 positive, 978 negative, 22 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 79 positive, 2,675 negative, 52 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 1,657,441 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 98,034 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,467,945 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 344,731 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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