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DHEC: S.C. records 173 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths announced

Published: May. 29, 2021 at 11:19 AM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Saturday 173 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 491,541 and deaths to 8,567, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 17 new COVID-19 cases, while Florence County saw eight in Saturday’s report.

A death in Darlington County was the only one DHEC listed from both the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee.

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, 12,899 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 2.0%.

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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