S.C. registers over 10,400 new confirmed COVID cases, 419 in Horry County
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Thursday announced 10,412 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14 additional deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state since the start of the pandemic to 891,412 and deaths 12,847.
Here is a breakdown of confirmed cases in counties in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee:
- Horry County: 419
- Florence County: 140
- Darlington County: 76
- Georgetown County: 75
- Marion County: 40
- Marlboro County: 29
- Dillon County: 29
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Of the new confirmed deaths across the state, two were in Florence County and one was in Horry County.
According to DHEC, 66,680 molecular tests results were reported statewide, with a percent positive of 26.9%.
DHEC reports 1,991 adults are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 47.7% higher than the previous seven days.
In Horry County, the hospital occupancy rate is 90.8%.
The DHEC vaccine dashboard shows 56.7% of adults 12 and older have completed their vaccine series. The health agency also reported 9.5% of children ages 5 to 11 have completed theirs.
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