COLUMBIA, SC (WSPA) – State health officials announced 779 new coronavirus cases in South Carolina along with 8 additional confirmed deaths on Monday.
According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), there have now been a total of 437,018 COVID-19 cases and 7,417 confirmed deaths statewide.
The percent of positive tests among those reported Monday was 4.6%.
993 people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. 231 of those patients are in the ICU with 135 on a ventilator.