DHEC: 411 new cases of COVID-19, three new deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the state’s latest coronavirus data as of Wednesday.

DHEC reports 308 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 103 probable cases, for a total of 411 new cases in the state. DHEC also reports three new confirmed deaths due to COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, DHEC says there have been 1,462,846 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 16,961 virus related deaths in the Palmetto State.

Click here for a summary of cases by county.

DHEC says it received 10,599 molecular test results from the latest testing period, which produced a percent positive rate of 3.6%.

According to the health agency, 62.2% of all eligible South Carolina residents ages five and up have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and 53.5% of eligible residents have completed their vaccination series.

For the latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in the Palmetto State, visit scdhec.gov/covid19/covid-19-data.

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