DHEC confirms nearly 2,300 new COVID-19 cases, 82 additional deaths
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) - The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday 2,299 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 82 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the start of the pandemic to 632,668 and confirmed deaths to 9,737, officials said.
In Horry County, there were 71 new confirmed and seven deaths. Florence County saw 39 new confirmed cases and five additional deaths.
According to DHEC, 25,558 new individual test results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 12.0%.
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