SC reports more than 1000 new COVID cases for second straight day

Published: Feb. 25, 2022 at 12:40 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 25, 2022 at 12:49 PM EST
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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.

Beaufort County25732
Berkeley County291241
Charleston County402060
Colleton County8210
Dorchester County251237
Georgetown County4610
Williamsburg County033

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:

Beaufort County527
Berkeley County101
Charleston County112
Colleton County101
Dorchester County617
Georgetown County101
Williamsburg County101

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

Total Cases1,142,124316,9461,459,070
Total Deaths14,2902,50016,790

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