S.C.'s newly-confirmed daily COVID-19 cases reach back over the 1,000 mark

VIDEO: S.C. reports 1,243 new COVID-19 cases, 8 confirmed deaths

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s daily report on newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday exceeded 1,000 for the fourth time this month.

DHEC reported 1,243 new confirmed and 67 probable cases of COVID-19, along with eight confirmed deaths and no probable deaths.

Lowcountry counties accounted for 148 of those newly-confirmed cases. One confirmed death was in a middle-aged patient in Colleton County.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 179,832, probable cases to 10,658, confirmed deaths to 3,817, and 267 probable deaths.

Total tests conducted in South Carolina2,158,268 2,249,528
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours 8,659
Percent Positive in latest test results 14.4%

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

Beaufort County 6,374 90
Berkeley County 6,276 91
Charleston County 17,486 264
Colleton County 1,303 48
Dorchester County 4,771 99
Georgetown County 2,086 41
Orangeburg County 3,456 131
Williamsburg County 1,358 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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