DHEC announces four new deaths, 210 additional cases of coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday, The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced four additional deaths related to coronavirus.

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DHEC says this brings the state’s total number of deaths to 26.

DHEC also reporting 210 additional cases of COVID-19. As of today, the total number statewide is 1,293 cases in 43 counties, say health officials.

DHEC says the four patients were elderly individuals who also had underlying health conditions. They were residents of Anderson, Beaufort, Lee, and Richland counties, say health officials.

DHEC lists the number of new cases by county below.

  • Aiken County: 5 cases
  • Allendale County: 1 case
  • Anderson County: 8 cases
  • Bamberg County: 2 cases
  • Barnwell County: 1 case
  • Beaufort County: 10 cases
  • Berkeley County: 3 cases
  • Charleston County: 48 cases
  • Chester County: 1 case
  • Chesterfield County: 3 cases
  • Clarendon County: 3 cases
  • Dorchester County: 10 cases
  • Edgefield County: 2 cases
  • Fairfield County: 1 case
  • Florence County: 2 cases
  • Georgetown County: 1 case
  • Greenville County: 23 cases
  • Greenwood County: 1 case
  • Horry County: 5 cases
  • Jasper County: 1 case
  • Kershaw County: 11 cases
  • Lancaster County: 2 cases
  • Laurens County: 1 case
  • Lexington County: 7 cases
  • Orangeburg County: 2 cases
  • Richland County: 28 cases
  • Spartanburg County: 8 cases
  • Sumter County: 9 cases
  • Williamsburg County: 1 case
  • York County: 10 cases

Anyone with concerns about their health should reach out to their healthcare provider or use the telehealth services provided by several health care systems. For telehealth options and the latest information about DHEC’s COVID-19 response efforts, please visit scdhec.gov/COVID-19. Visit scdmh.net for stress, anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health.

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