COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday 701 new cases of COVID-19, and 22 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 130,917 and those who have died to 2,943, officials said.
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 4,465 and the percent positive was 15.7%.
Of South Carolina’s 10,094 inpatient hospital beds, 7,837 are in use for a 77.64% utilization rate, according to DHEC. There are 745 COVID-19 patients hospitalized. Of that number, 211 are in ICU and 127 are ventilated.