This brings the overall variety of confirmed instances to 30,263, and confirmed deaths to 694.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Friday, the S.C. Division of Well being and Environmental Management (DHEC) introduced 1,273 new confirmed instances and 1 further confirmed dying.
There have been additionally 2 new possible instances. This brings the overall variety of folks confirmed instances to 30,263, possible instances to 72, confirmed deaths to 694, and possible deaths to 2.
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However DHEC additionally introduced an alarming bit of knowledge: there are at the moment 906 hospital beds occupied by sufferers who’ve both examined optimistic or are beneath investigation for COVID-19. That’s the highest quantity throughout your complete pandemic.
The confirmed dying occurred in an aged particular person from Greenville County.
The variety of new confirmed instances by county are listed beneath.
Abbeville (1), Aiken (11), Anderson (16), Bamberg (2), Barnwell (2), Beaufort (30), Berkeley (40), Charleston (216), Cherokee (5), Chester (2), Chesterfield (6), Clarendon (17), Colleton (11), Darlington (10), Dillon (7), Dorchester (20), Florence (19), Georgetown (65), Greenville (187), Greenwood (three), Horry (82), Jasper (eight), Kershaw (21), Lancaster (9), Laurens (28), Lee (eight), Lexington (109), Marion (1), Marlboro (6), Newberry (7), Oconee (19), Orangeburg (29), Pickens (28), Richland (98), Saluda (three), Spartanburg (57), Sumter (42), Union (2), Williamsburg (6), York (40)
The variety of new possible instances are listed beneath.
Greenville (2), Pickens (1)
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Testing in South Carolina
Complete exams within the state that will be reported out Friday might be supplied on Saturday resulting from a database error, which has delayed knowledge.
As of Thursday (June 25), a complete of 370,794 exams have been performed within the state. See an in depth breakdown of exams in South Carolina on the Information and Projections webpage.
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DHEC’s Public Well being Laboratory is working prolonged hours and is testing specimens seven days per week, and the Public Well being Laboratory’s present timeframe for offering outcomes to well being care suppliers is 24-48 hours.
P.c Constructive Take a look at Tendencies amongst Reported COVID-19 Instances
The whole variety of people examined statewide on Thursday was 6,969 (not together with antibody exams) and the p.c optimistic was 18.three%.
Greater than 55 Cell Testing Clinics Scheduled Statewide
At the moment, DHEC has 57 cell testing occasions scheduled by way of July 21, with new testing occasions added often. Discover a cell testing clinic occasion close to you at scdhec.gov/covid19mobileclinics.
Residents may also get examined at considered one of 172 everlasting COVID-19 testing services throughout the state. Go to scdhec.gov/covid19testing for extra info.
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As of Friday morning, 2,579 inpatient hospital beds had been out there and seven,885 had been in use, which is a 75.35% statewide hospital mattress utilization charge.
Of the 7,885 inpatient beds at the moment used, 906 are occupied by sufferers who’ve both examined optimistic or are beneath investigation for COVID-19.
How South Carolinians Can Cease the Unfold
Everyone seems to be prone to getting the virus or unknowingly transmitting it to another person.
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Steps we are able to take to guard ourselves and others embrace:
- Working towards social distancing
- Sporting a masks in public
- Avoiding group gatherings
- Recurrently washing your fingers
- Staying residence if sick
For the newest info associated to COVID-19 go to scdhec.gov/COVID19. Go to scdmh.internet for stress, anxiousness and psychological well being assets from the S.C. Division of Psychological Well being.
*As new info is supplied to the division, some modifications in instances might happen. Instances are reported primarily based on the particular person’s county of residence, as it’s supplied to the division. DHEC’s COVID-19 map will alter to replicate any reclassified instances.
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