CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - For the second day in a row, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has reported a dramatic drop in newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Wednesday’s report included 250 confirmed and 7 probable new cases, along with 29 confirmed deaths and one new probable death. It was another drop in the number of new cases compared with Tuesday’s 339, which had been the lowest number of new cases reported since June. But the percent positive rose a few points to 14.3%
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 124,097, probable cases to 2,116, confirmed deaths to 2,800, and 142 probable deaths.
The following is a breakdown provided by DHEC of total positive cases and total deaths in Lowcountry counties as of Wednesday afternoon.
Here is the list of newly confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases by county:
Here is a breakdown of the confirmed and probable deaths listed by county and age group: