DHEC reports 1,511 new cases of COVID-19
Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)–The number of tests conducted in the state has increased and non-unexpectedly so has the number of new cases.
Friday DHEC announced of the more than eight thousand tests processed Thursday 1,511 came back positive.
That’s a positivity rate of 18.3%.
It also increases the total number of cases to 121,378.
In addition DHEC says 37 more people died in South Carolina as a result of COVID-19 bringing the total number of confirmed deaths to 2,706.
For a complete look at DHEC’s most recent numbers click here.