DHEC announces 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 27 additional deaths

DHEC announces 1,174 new COVID-19 cases, 27 additional deaths
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Monday 1,174 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 additional deaths. (Source: WFIE)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Monday 1,174 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 203,659 and those who have died to 4,077, health officials said.



In Horry County, there were 79 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. According to DHEC, the death occurred in an elderly individual.

A breakdown of new cases statewide can be found here, while new deaths can be found here.

Officials said the total number of individual test results reported to DHEC statewide on Sunday, not including antibody tests, was 6,514. The percent positive was 18%.

Additional information on hospital bed occupancy in the state can be found here.

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.

To find a testing clinic or event near you, click here.

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