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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 29, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 944, up from 929.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 29 positive, 1,416 negative, 20 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,257 negative, 18 recovered; Marshall — 31 positive, 1,016 negative, 25 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 88 positive, 2,790 negative, 61 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 22,085 positive tests, 399,882 negative tests, 360 fatalities and 14,965 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,734,986 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 102,286 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 5,877,503 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 362,731 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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