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