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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 28, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 929, up from 922.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 24 positive, 1,402 negative, 20 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,231 negative, 18 recovered; Marshall — 30 positive, 994 negative, 24 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 81 positive, 2,738 negative, 61 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 21,679 positive tests, 394,310 negative tests, 356 fatalities and 14,632 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,711,313 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 101,129 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,931,112 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 357,929 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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