S.C. reports 987 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed 987 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, with 100 of them being reported in Lowcountry counties.

It was a drop in the number of new cases from more than 1,300 reported on Tuesday, the second-highest number of new cases reported so far in November.

DHEC also reported 111 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 13 additional confirmed deaths and one new probable death.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 178,524, probable cases to 10,471, confirmed deaths to 3,809, and 267 probable deaths.

Total tests conducted in South Carolina2,158,268 2,225,627
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours 6,074
Percent Positive in latest test results 16.2%

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

Beaufort County 6,331 90
Berkeley County 6,246 91
Charleston County 17,428 264
Colleton County 1,299 47
Dorchester County 4,755 99
Georgetown County 2,075 41
Orangeburg County 3,441 131
Williamsburg County 1,355 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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