COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said the state has surpassed 8,000 deaths from COVID-19.
Thursday’s report included 510 new confirmed and 435 probable cases; and 14 confirmed and 14 probable deaths.
That brings the totals to 465,650 confirmed cases, 87,031 probable cases, 8,087 confirmed deaths and 1,087 probable deaths.
The report tallied the results of 12,657 individual test results that the agency received that showed a positive rate of 5.7%.
To date, the state has performed over 6.7 million COVID-19 tests.
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As of Friday, DHEC reported more than 1 million South Carolinians had either been fully vaccinated or had begun the vaccine process, depending on whether they took the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine or at least the first of the two-dose vaccines from Pfizer or Moderna.