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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 31, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Eight of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 1,038, up from 950.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 31 positive, 1,441 negative, 20 recovered; Lincoln — 25 positive, 1,264 negative, 18 recovered; Marshall — 31 positive, 1,031 negative, 25 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 91 positive, 2,854 negative, 63 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 23,006 positive tests, 412,971 negative tests, 364 fatalities and 15,300 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,779,853 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 104,081 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 6,083,633 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 369,593 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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