S.C. reports more than 1,400 new COVID-19 cases

S.C. reports more than 1,400 new COVID-19 cases
The number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palmetto State rose again Thursday with the state reporting 1,410 new cases and 82 new probable cases. (Source: AP)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palmetto State rose again Thursday.

South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,410 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 165 of which were reported in Lowcountry counties. Thursday’s report also included another 82 probable cases.

That marks the ninth time this month the number of confirmed cases in the Palmetto State exceeded 1,000.

DHEC also reported 17 confirmed death and two probable deaths.

One of the confirmed deaths was an elderly patient in Charleston County, while another was in a middle-age patient in Georgetown County.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 189,251, probable cases to 11,909, confirmed deaths to 3,924, and 277 probable deaths.

COVID-19 TESTING TOTALS
Total tests conducted in South Carolina 2,421,169
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours 9,729
Percent Positive in latest test results 14.5%

The following is a breakdown provided by DHEC of total positive cases and total deaths in Lowcountry counties:

LOWCOUNTRY COUNTIES REPORT TOTAL POSITIVE CASES TOTAL DEATHS
Beaufort County 6,626 91
Berkeley County 6,464 96
Charleston County 18,034 267
Colleton County 1,354 48
Dorchester County 4,957 101
Georgetown County 2,145 44
Orangeburg County 3,544 132
Williamsburg County 1,407 39

Here are the newly-confirmed and probable cases reported by county:

Here are the newly-confirmed and probable deaths reported by county:



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