SC reports 421 new cases, 32 deaths

Source: Live 5
Published: Mar. 3, 2022 at 12:40 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 3, 2022 at 1:12 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCSC) - South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 421 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 280 confirmed and 141 probable cases.

The percent positive rate for test results was reported at 10.6%, DHEC said.

Beaufort County617
Berkeley County12315
Charleston County17825
Colleton County000
Dorchester County8614
Georgetown County213
Williamsburg County101

The data also included 32 deaths, 22 of which were listed as confirmed and 10 were listed as probable. Lowcountry counties reported four of those deaths:

Beaufort County000
Berkeley County000
Charleston County303
Colleton County000
Dorchester County000
Georgetown County000
Williamsburg County011

Since the pandemic began, DHEC has reported more than 1.4 million cases of COVID-19 and almost 17,000 deaths.

Total Cases1,144,750317,5791,462,329
Total Deaths14,4192,54016,959

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