SC’s 3-day COVID case total drops below 1,900
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - The dramatic drop in new COVID-19 cases continued for South Carolina based on the latest data from the state health department.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,886 new COVID-19 cases detected between Thursday and Saturday. DHEC reports data on a 48-hour delay.
That total represents a 52% drop compared to the previous week’s three-day total.
|Monday (Saturday’s data)||228||180||408|
|Sunday (Friday’s data)||509||79||588|
|Saturday (Thursday’s data)||520||370||890|
But the number of deaths increased over the previous weekend. DHEC reported 78, 10 more than the previous weekend’s 68.
|Monday (Saturday’s data)||32||5||37|
|Sunday (Friday’s data)||0||1||1|
|Saturday (Thursday’s data)||26||14||40|
Among Lowcountry counties, DHEC reported a total of 10 deaths; six were confirmed and four were probable.
|Lowcountry County||Confirmed||Probable||Total Deaths|
The positivity rate for test results was only available for one of the three days, but that date showed a rate just below 6%.
|Monday (Saturday’s data)||N/A|
|Sunday (Friday’s data)||5.9%|
|Saturday (Thursday’s data)||N/A|
Here are the latest state statistics:
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