COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday 3,450 new COVID-19 cases and 60 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 376,987 and deaths to 5,915, officials said.
In Horry County, there were 152 new COVID-19 cases in Sunday’s report along with two new deaths. Florence County saw 92 new virus cases and four new deaths.
According to DHEC, 13,560 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 25.4%.
Of the state’s 11,349 inpatient hospital beds, 9,190 are in use for an 80.98% utilization rate, according to DHEC. The agency also reports 2,189 COVID-19 patients are hospitalized, of which 428 are in ICU and 274 are ventilated.