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Giles County remained at nine patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, May 9, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website,

Seven of those confirmed cases have now recovered.

In today’s update on, negative tests rose to 683, up from 666.

Test results in Tennessee counties contiguous to Giles are: Lawrence — 20 positive, 1,035 negative, 17 recovered; Lincoln — 16 positive, 815 negative, 11 recovered; Marshall — 24 positive, 732 negative, 18 recovered, one fatality; and Maury — 55 positive, 1,964 negative, 36 recovered.

As of 2 p.m. today, Tennessee has reported 14,768 positive tests, 237,980 negative tests, 242 fatalities and 7,369 recovered.

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States has 1,300,079 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 78,320 deaths.

Globally, JHU reports 3,998,677 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 277,692 deaths.

—Staff Reports

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