DHEC: S.C. registers nearly 4,000 new COVID-19 cases, 51 new deaths announced

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday 3,935 new COVID-19 cases and 51 additional deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 310,246 and deaths to 5,189, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 233 new COVID-19 cases and one new death. In Florence County, 133 new virus cases were reported and three new deaths.

For a complete breakdown of new COVID-19 cases across the state, click here. For new deaths, click here.

According to DHEC, 11,500 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 34.2%.

Click here for more information on hospital use across the state.

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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