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DHEC: S.C. records 192 new COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths announced

Newberry Hospital is no longer allowing visitors due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.
Newberry Hospital is no longer allowing visitors due to the rise in COVID-19 cases.((Source: WIS))
Published: May. 23, 2021 at 11:04 AM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday 192 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 490,380 and deaths to 8,528, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 12 new COVID-19 cases, while Florence County saw five new cases and one new death in Sunday’s report.

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

According to DHEC, 13,935 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 2.4%.

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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