COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has released the state’s latest coronavirus data.
DHEC reports 613 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 400 probable cases, for a total of 1,013 new cases in Palmetto State. DHEC also reports 108 new confirmed deaths and 42 probable deaths due to COVID-19, for a total of 150 additional virus-related deaths in South Carolina. Since the beginning of the pandemic, DHEC says there have been 1,459,070 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 16,790 virus-related deaths reported in the state.
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DHEC says it received 12,282 molecular test results from the most recent test period, giving a positive percentage of 6.2%.
According to the health agency, 62.9% of all eligible residents of South Carolina have received at least one dose of coronavirus vaccinee, and 54% of eligible residents have completed their vaccination series.
For the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic in Palmetto State, visit scdhec.gov/covid19/covid-19-data.