DHEC: 103 additional cases of COVID-19 in SC, 298 total

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCBD) – The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced 103 additional cases of COVID-19 in SC, bringing the statewide total to 298 cases.

This comes after DHEC’s report earlier Monday afternoon of two more COVID-19 related deaths in SC. The statewide death toll is now at five.

As of now, COVID-19 is present in 34 counties.

The new cases were reported in the following counties:

  • Anderson County: 5 cases
  • Beaufort County: 7 cases
  • Berkeley County: 2 case
  • Charleston County: 17 cases
  • Chester County: 1 case
  • Clarendon County: 3 cases
  • Dorchester County: 1 case
  • Darlington County: 2 cases
  • Fairfield County: 1 case
  • Florence County: 2 cases
  • Horry County: 5 cases
  • Kershaw County: 10 cases
  • Lancaster County: 2 cases
  • Lee County: 1 case
  • Lexington County: 5 cases
  • Georgetown County: 2 cases
  • Greenville County: 12 cases
  • Oconee County: 1 case
  • Orangeburg County: 5 cases
  • Richland County: 14 cases
  • Spartanburg County: 1 case
  • Sumter County: 1 case
  • York County: 3 cases

DHEC issued the following statement regarding the high numbers:

“Please note that today’s reported cases include two days’ worth of DHEC Public Health Laboratory testing. Due to a shipment delay from one of our lab suppliers, yesterday’s lab results were run later than usual and received after the 4 p.m. daily update.”

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