South Carolina Sets New Daily Record for Covid-19 Infections

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  • December 18, 2020
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South Carolina hit another COVID-19 daily record number of new cases Friday, seven days after the previous state record, according to information from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Greenville sets a daily high of 622 new Covid-19 infections.

DHEC announced 3,648 new COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths related to coronavirus. Advertisement

That total is 431 cases higher than the previous record reported on Dec. 11, which was 3,217,

All the daily updates are listed below:

Today’s cases and deaths (scdhec.gov/COVID19)

Cumulative totals (scdhec.gov/COVID19)

  • Confirmed and probable cases: 247,361/19,715
  • Confirmed and probable deaths: 4,512/360
  • Tests performed for South Carolinians: 3,251,816

Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest)

  • Testing opportunities available statewide: 313

Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard)

  • 14,060 new individual test results reported statewide (not including antibody tests)
  • 25.9% percent positive

Facility reports

The information above as well as extensive reporting on county-level information, demographics and more is available at scdhec.gov/COVID19. The website is updated between 1 and 3 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekends. Visit scdhec.gov/COVID19vaccine for the latest vaccine information.

Here’s a video update from DHEC


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