MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Monday 398 new COVID-19 cases and four additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 483,317 and deaths to 8,383, officials said.
In Horry County, there were 14 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths. In Florence County, 13 new virus cases were reported and one additional death.
According to DHEC, 11,479 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 4.3%.
Of the state’s 11,247 inpatient hospital beds, 8,162 are in use for a 72.57% utilization rate, according to DHEC. Approximately 409 are COVID-19 patients, of which 105 are in ICU and 55 are ventilated.