DHEC: S.C. records 178 new COVID-19 cases, 16 additional deaths announced
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Saturday 178 new COVID-19 cases and 16 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 492,194 and deaths to 8,593, officials said.
Horry County saw seven new cases and one additional death in Saturday’s report. Florence County reported just three new cases.
According to DHEC, 13,770 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 2%.
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