At least 8,661 people in South Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus and 380 have died, according to state health officials.
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported…[over 250] new cases of the virus and no additional deaths Friday.
Patients who died were residents of Sumter, Cherokee, Clarendon, Fairfield, Florence and Pickens counties, according to health officials.
Worldwide, more than 4.6 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported and more than 310,000 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 1.4 million cases and 88,000 deaths have been reported in the United States.
NEW: No new coronavirus deaths reported in South Carolina today, the first time in weeks to have zero daily deaths, but the state logged 276 new cases, bringing the total to 8,661.https://t.co/uDnZvIZJHW
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