DHEC: Over 700 new COVID-19 cases in S.C., 12 new deaths reported

DHEC: Over 700 new COVID-19 cases in S.C., 12 new deaths reported
COVID-19 graphic (Source: WIS)

COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 722 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, along with 12 additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 157,394 and those who have died to 3,439, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 33 additional COVID-19 cases reported on Sunday and no confirmed deaths. A breakdown of new cases can be found here. A breakdown of new deaths can be found here.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC on Saturday statewide was 7,011 and the percent positive was 10.3%



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.

Currently, there are 155 mobile testing events scheduled through Dec. 2 and there are 313 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state, according to DHEC. To find a testing clinic or event near you, click here.

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