The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 907 new confirmed cases and 1 new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 9 additional confirmed deaths. There are currently 692 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19.
This brings the total number of people confirmed cases to 24,661, probable cases to 32, confirmed deaths to 653, and zero probable deaths.
Six of the deaths occurred in elderly individuals from Chester (1), Colleton (1), Florence (2), and Richland (2) counties, and three of the deaths occurred in middle-aged individuals from Richland (1), Spartanburg (1), and Sumter (1) counties.
DHEC announced on Sunday 907 new cases of COVID-19 and 9 new deaths, as the state total nears 25,000 total cases and state death toll hits 653.https://t.co/rEAsMOpq4R
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