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Giles County remained at eight patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, May 4, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Four of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 510, up from 481.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 17 positive, 954 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 692 negative, nine recovered; Marshall — 24 positive, 653 negative, 13 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 49 positive, 1,734 negative, 34 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 13,571 positive tests, 197,941 negative tests, 219 fatalities and 6,081 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,172,670 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 68,326 deaths. JHU reports 7,123,222 total tested in the U.S.

Globally, JHU reports 3,562,919 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 249,712 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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