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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 5, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Six of those confirmed cases have now recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 513, up from 510.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 17 positive, 958 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 723 negative, nine recovered; Marshall — 24 positive, 657 negative, 13 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 49 positive, 1,753 negative, 34 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 13,690 positive tests, 205,172 negative tests, 226 fatalities and 6,356 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,193,027 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 70,110 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 3,630,942 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 254,592 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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