S.C. records over 500 additional COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths in S.C.

Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus (May 2020)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Monday 525 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 130,256 and those who have died to 2,922, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 26 new cases registered and no additional deaths, according to DHEC. A breakdown of new cases can be found here, while the additional deaths can be found here.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Sunday statewide was 5,357 and the percent positive was 9.8%.

For the latest information related to COVID-19 visit scdhec.gov/COVID-19. Visit scdmh.net for stress, anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health.

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