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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 27, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests remained at 922.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 24 positive, 1,384 negative, 20 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,229 negative, 18 recovered; Marshall — 29 positive, 993 negative, 23 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 81 positive, 2,721 negative, 59 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 21,306 positive tests, 388,324 negative tests, 353 fatalities and 13,916 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,691,342 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 99,724 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,644,562 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 352,789 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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