SC reports more than 1000 new COVID cases, 30 deaths

Published: Feb. 24, 2022 at 11:31 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 24, 2022 at 12:18 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1005 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.

DHEC’s data, which is reported on a 48-hour delay, covered test results received on Tuesday, and listed 542 confirmed and 463 probable cases.

The percent positive rate for test results was reported at 9%, DHEC said.

Beaufort County261238
Berkeley County20424
Charleston County262147
Colleton County639
Dorchester County101626
Georgetown County369
Williamsburg County000

The data also included 30 deaths, 26 of which were listed as confirmed and 4 were listed as probable. Lowcountry counties reported 2 of those deaths:

Beaufort County011
Berkeley County011
Charleston County000
Colleton County000
Dorchester County000
Georgetown County000
Williamsburg County000

Since the pandemic began, DHEC has reported more than 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 16,000 deaths.

Total Cases1,141,385316,6901,458,075
Total Deaths14,1822,46116,643

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