DHEC: 250 new coronavirus cases, 29 deaths reported in SC

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COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – State health officials announced 250 new coronavirus cases in South Carolina along with 29 additional confirmed deaths Wednesday.

The total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 124,097 with 2,800 confirmed deaths, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

The percent of positive cases among the tests reported Wednesday (1,744) was 14.3 percent.

801 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in South Carolina. 224 of those patients are in the ICU with 133 on a ventilator.

A total of 1,083,009 tests have been conducted statewide by the DHEC Public Health Laboratory and private labs.

New cases by county:

  • Aiken County: 5
  • Anderson County: 2
  • Barnwell County: 2
  • Beaufort County: 9
  • Berkeley County: 5
  • Charleston County: 15
  • Cherokee County: 3
  • Chester County: 5
  • Chesterfield County: 3
  • Clarendon County: 1
  • Colleton County: 1
  • Darlington County: 2
  • Dillon County: 9
  • Dorchester County: 6
  • Florence County: 23
  • Georgetown County: 3
  • Greenville County: 26
  • Greenwood County: 1
  • Horry County: 25
  • Jasper County: 1
  • Kershaw County: 1
  • Lancaster County: 6
  • Laurens County: 1
  • Lexington County: 15
  • Marlboro County: 1
  • McCormick County: 2
  • Newberry County: 1
  • Orangeburg County: 4
  • Pickens County: 2
  • Richland County: 30
  • Spartanburg County: 10
  • Sumter County: 2
  • Union County: 1
  • Williamsburg County: 3
  • York County: 21

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