DHEC: 1,521 new cases of COVID-19, seven additional virus-related deaths in SC
DHEC: 1,521 new cases of COVID-19, seven additional virus-related deaths in SC

DHEC: 1,521 new cases of COVID-19, seven additional virus-related deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has released state coronavirus data for the past week.

From April 10-16, DHEC reports 996 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 525 probable cases, for a total of 1,521 new cases in South Carolina. DHEC also reports six new confirmed deaths and a probable death due to COVID-19, for a total of seven virus-related deaths in the state.

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Since the onset of the pandemic, DHEC says there have been 1,472,093 confirmed and probable coronavirus cases and 17,734 virus-related deaths reported in South Carolina.

According to the health agency, 63% of all eligible South Carolina residents aged five and up have received at least one dose of Vaccine against coronavirusand 54.4% 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.


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