For 12th time this month, S.C. reports more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

Published: Nov. 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,530 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19, the 12th time in November that the total was over the one thousand mark.

The number of new cases has come in at more than 1,000 for nine out of the last ten days.

DHEC also reported 60 probable cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 18 probable deaths.

Two of the confirmed deaths were in Berkeley County and Charleston Charleston, respectively.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 192,645, probable cases to 12,373, confirmed deaths to 3,974, and 300 probable deaths.

Total tests conducted in South Carolina2,497,105
Total tests reported to DHEC over last 24 hours13,693
Percent Positive in latest test results11.2%

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

Beaufort County6,66691
Berkeley County6,49396
Charleston County18,113267
Colleton County1,35948
Dorchester County4,979101
Georgetown County2,15844
Orangeburg County3,556132
Williamsburg County1,41139

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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