CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced on Thursday 1,295 additional cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina, bringing the statewide total to 96,132.
DHEC also announced 44 additional deaths, bringing the total to 1,863. Click here for a breakdown of deaths by county.
DHEC says a total of 812,013 tests have been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Data and Projections webpage. DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.
DHEC reports 1,492 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized: 356 are in the ICU and 276 are ventilated.
Click here for additional details, including case numbers by zip code, a case count breakdown, and recovery rate.
Editor’s note: DHEC includes the following disclaimer in all of their COVID-19 related releases:
*As new information is provided to the department, some changes in cases may occur. Cases are reported based on the person’s county of residence, as it is provided to the department. DHEC’s COVID-19 map will adjust to reflect any reclassified cases.