SC nearing 10K cases of COVID-19


Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– Friday afternoon DHEC announced 245 additional cases of COVID 19 and 3 more deaths.

That brings the total number of cases in the state to 9,638 and those who have died to 419.

According to a press release, as of Thursday, a total of 154,746 total tests have been conducted in the state.  DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week. The Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.

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