S.C. reports 918 new cases of COVID-19, 13 additional deaths

VIDEO: S.C. reports 918 new cases of COVID-19, 13 additional deaths

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 918 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday.

DHEC said there were also 60 probable new cases, 13 confirmed deaths and two probable deaths attributed to the disease.

Three of the 13 confirmed deaths were in Lowcountry counties and were all among elderly patients.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 166,344, probable cases to 8,247, confirmed deaths to 3,645, and 244 probable deaths.

COVID-19 TESTING TOTALS
Total tests conducted in South Carolina 1,959,926
Total tests reported to DHEC on Sunday 6,945
Percent Positive in latest test results 13.2%

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 6,080 90
Berkeley County 5,942 90
Charleston County 16,741 257
Colleton County 1,217 48
Dorchester County 4,552 94
Georgetown County 1,970 40
Orangeburg County 3,310 130
Williamsburg County 1,301 39

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

Here is a breakdown of the confirmed and probable deaths reported by age group and county:



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