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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, Tn.gov/health.

Four of those confirmed cases have recovered.

In today’s update on TN.gov/health, 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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