DHEC: S.C. records 261 new COVID-19 cases, 17 additional deaths announced
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday 261 new COVID-19 cases and 17 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 488,797 and deaths to 8,498, officials said.
In Horry County, there were 14 new COVID-19 cases, while five were reported in Florence County.
No new deaths were reported in Horry County, but deaths occurred in Dillon, Florence and Georgetown counties, according to Sunday’s report.
According to DHEC, 10,905 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 3.5%.
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