COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday 629 new cases of COVID-19, and 14 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 152,963 and those who have died to 3,371, officials said.
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 6,149 and the percent positive was 10.0%.
Of South Carolina’s 9,979 inpatient hospital beds, 8,057 are in use for a 80.74% utilization rate, according to DHEC. There are 745 COVID-19 patients hospitalized. Of that number, 201 are in ICU and 90 are ventilated.
Currently, there are 175 mobile testing events schduled through Oct. 31 and there are 282 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state, according to DHEC. To find a testing clinic or event near you, click here.