SC reports more than 1000 new COVID cases for second straight day
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1013 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.
DHEC’s data, which is reported on a 48-hour delay, covered test results received on Wednesday, and listed 613 confirmed and 400 probable cases.
The percent positive rate for test results was reported at 6.2%, DHEC said.
The data also included 150 deaths, 108 of which were listed as confirmed and 42 were listed as probable. Lowcountry counties reported 20 of those deaths:
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Since the pandemic began, DHEC has reported more than 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 16,000 deaths.
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