DHEC reveals number of SC COVID-19 patients on ventilators, updated recovery rate as state sees another 1,700+ new cases

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  • July 10, 2020
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via foxcarolina.com

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(FOX CAROLINA) — DHEC has announced the latest coronavirus numbers as of July 10, 2020:

1,725 new confirmed cases.26 additional confirmed cases.1,438 hospital beds occupied by patients. 177 currently on ventilators.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 52,273, probable cases to 146, confirmed deaths to 922 and 7 probable deaths.

Twenty three of the deaths occurred within the following counties:

Anderson (3)Bamberg (1)Charleston (1)Cherokee (1)Dorchester (2)Florence (2)Greenville (2)Horry (2)Laurens (1)Lexington (1)Orangeburg (1)Pickens (1)Richland (4)Spartanburg (1)Sumter (2)Berkeley (1)

The number of new confirmed cases by county are listed below.

Abbeville (3)Aiken (22)Allendale (2)Anderson (31)Bamberg (2)Barnwell (8)Beaufort (93)Berkeley (98)Calhoun (22)Charleston (265)Cherokee (9)Chester (14)Chesterfield (9)Clarendon (2)Colleton (9)Darlington (11)Dillon (7)Dorchester (66)Edgefield (2)Fairfield (4)Florence (35)Georgetown (6)Greenville (217)Greenwood (28)Horry (175)Jasper (25)Kershaw (10)Lancaster (20)Laurens (25)Lee (8)Lexington (72)Marion (4)McCormick (4)Newberry (22)Oconee (37)Orangeburg (37)Pickens (42)Richland (101)Saluda (5)Spartanburg (79)Sumter (8)Union (6)Williamsburg (4)York (76)

As of July 9, 89 percent of South Carolina patients confirmed to have had COVID-19 are estimated to have recovered from the disease.

Residents can also get tested at one of 172 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state. Visit <a href=”http://protect-us.mimecast.com/s/FQASCW616ohjD8nRgFm2A1U?domain=link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com”>scdhec.gov/covid19testing</a> for more information.

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