S.C. reports 250 new cases of COVID-19, and 29 additional deaths

VIDEO: S.C. reports 250 new cases of COVID-19, and 29 additional deaths

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.

Total tests conducted in South Carolina 1,083,009
Total tests reported to DHEC on Monday 1,744
Percent Positive in latest test results 14.3%

The following is a breakdown provided by DHEC of total positive cases and total deaths in Lowcountry counties as of Wednesday afternoon.

Beaufort County 4,986 71
Berkeley County 4,912 81
Charleston County 14,342 231
Colleton County 920 38
Dorchester County 3,661 82
Georgetown County 1,736 39
Orangeburg County 2,901 106
Williamsburg County 1,222 37

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:

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