MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday 456 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 482,907 and deaths to 8,379, officials said.
In Horry County, there were 30 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. In Florence County, seven new virus cases and no additional deaths were reported Saturday.
According to DHEC, 16,471 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 3.8%.
Of the state’s 11,310 inpatient hospital beds, 8,483 are in use for a 75% utilization rate, according to DHEC. Approximately 423 are COVID-19 patients, of which 111 are in ICU and 58 are ventilated.