S.C. reports more than 1,400 new COVID-19 cases

Updated: Nov. 19, 2020 at 4:45 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The number of newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Palmetto State rose again Thursday.

South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,410 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 165 of which were reported in Lowcountry counties. Thursday’s report also included another 82 probable cases.

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

DHEC also reported 17 confirmed death and two probable deaths.

One of the confirmed deaths was an elderly patient in Charleston County, while another was in a middle-age patient in Georgetown County.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 189,251, probable cases to 11,909, confirmed deaths to 3,924, and 277 probable deaths.

Total tests conducted in South Carolina2,421,169
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours9,729
Percent Positive in latest test results14.5%

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

Beaufort County6,62691
Berkeley County6,46496
Charleston County18,034267
Colleton County1,35448
Dorchester County4,957101
Georgetown County2,14544
Orangeburg County3,544132
Williamsburg County1,40739

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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