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DHEC has conducted nearly 475,000 Coronavirus tests in SC

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– More and more South Carolina residents are getting tested for Coronavirus. According to DHEC, as of Saturday, a total of 473,543 tests have been conducted in the state. Health officials say you can see a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Data and Projections webpage.   DHEC officials say the Public Health Laboratory is operating…

DHEC reports record high number of Coronavirus cases in SC

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Saturday,  announced a record high 1,836 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 19 additional deaths. DHEC DHEC says there are currently 1,190 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. Health officials say this brings the total number of confirmed cases…

DHEC: 1,558 new cases of Coronavirus and 10 additional deaths reported

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Friday, announced 1,558 new confirmed cases and 10 new confirmed deaths. Health officials say this brings the total number of confirmed cases to 41,413, and total deaths to 787. DHEC says a total of 450,482 tests have been conducted in South Carolina. According to DHEC, the total number of individuals…

SC hits new record high with Coronavirus cases

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)–The  South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, on Tuesday, announced 1,741 new confirmed cases  of the coronavirus and  17 additional deaths. This is a new record high for single day cases. DHEC says there are currently 1,021 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. Health officials say the…

DHEC: 1,320 new cases of Coronavirus in SC, hospital bed usage surges

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Monday, announced 1,320 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 4 additional confirmed deaths. Health officials say this brings the total number of confirmed cases to 34,546 and confirmed deaths to 717. ABC Columbia image DHEC says the total number of individuals tested Sunday, statewide, was 8,191 and…

DHEC hosting 61 mobile Coronavirus testing sites through July 21

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking to get tested for coronavirus, DHEC continues to host mobile testing clinics across the Midlands. Right now there are 61 mobile testing events scheduled through July 21 for the entire state. Prisma Health is hosting one Monday June 29 in Lexington County at- Batesburg-Leesville Elementary school from 8am to Noon. To find out if…

DHEC reports single day record 1,599 cases of COVID-19 in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)- The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Saturday, announced 1,599 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 15 additional deaths. DHEC says there are currently 908 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. Health officials say this brings the total number of people confirmed cases to 31,850, and…

DHEC reports second highest day total, 1,273 Coronavirus cases in SC

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, on Friday, announced 1,273 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 1 additional death. Health officials say there are currently 906 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. (ABC Columbia) State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell DHEC says this brings the total number…

DHEC reports 1,002 new cases of Coronavirus in SC

DHEC reports six additional deaths

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Monday, announced 1,002 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus  and 6 additional deaths. DHEC says there are currently 731 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. (ABC Columbia) SC Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell speaking about the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials…

DHEC hosting multiple mobile Coronavirus testing sites across SC

LEX MED DHEC COVID drive thru testing COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– As coronavirus cases continue to rise in South Carolina, so does the need for testing. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says it is working with  partners in the community to host mobile testing clinics. DHEC says there are 73 mobile testing events scheduled through July 21…