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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 26, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 922, up from 915.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 24 positive, 1,382 negative, 19 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,227 negative, 17 recovered; Marshall — 29 positive, 982 negative, 23 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 80 positive, 2,708 negative, 54 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 20,965 positive tests, 382,539 negative tests, 343 fatalities and 13,344 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,671,728 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 98,584 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,549,131 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 348,224 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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