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S.C. reports more than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases

Updated: Nov. 18, 2020 at 4:29 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,288 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19 along with another 94 probable cases.

That marks the eighth time this month the number of confirmed cases in the Palmetto State exceeded 1,000.

DHEC also reported 22 confirmed deaths, twice the number reported on Tuesday, and four probable deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 187,774, probable cases to 11,673, confirmed deaths to 3,906, and 276 probable deaths.

COVID-19 TESTINGTOTALS
Total tests conducted in South Carolina2,392,558
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours7,233
Percent Positive in latest test results17.0%

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

LOWCOUNTRY COUNTIES REPORTTOTAL POSITIVE CASESTOTAL DEATHS
Beaufort County6,58591
Berkeley County6,44296
Charleston County17,970266
Colleton County1,34748
Dorchester County4,930100
Georgetown County2,13343
Orangeburg County3,529132
Williamsburg County1,40039

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

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



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