(The State) South Carolina reports new COVID-19 daily record with more than 1,700 cases

South Carolina logged 1,741 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, breaking the state’s previous daily high and bringing the total of confirmed cases to 36,297 since March, when health officials announced the state’s first outbreak.

The case numbers mark the 10th day out of the last 12 that daily coronavirus case numbers have exceeded 1,000.

And an additional 19 South Carolinians have died after contracting the virus, bringing the state’s death toll from COVID-19 to 735. Tuesday marked the second highest death toll since March.

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