DHEC: S.C. records 159 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths announced

Published: May. 30, 2021 at 12:07 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday 159 new COVID-19 cases and five additional deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 491,648 and deaths to 8,572, officials said.

In Horry County, there were 11 new COVID-19 cases, while Florence County saw 10 new cases and one additional 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, 10,675 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 2.4%.

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