CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Roper St. Francis Healthcare says six new patients have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 189.
Officials with Roper said a patient who had the coronavirus died over the weekend. Seven total Roper patients have died from the virus.
Roper says they are seeing a decline in local demand for COVID-19 testing.
Healthcare workers tested 46 patients on Saturday and Sunday at their drive-thru testing site on Rivers Avenue.
Half of those tests were for clearance ahead of scheduled operations later this week.