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DHEC announces 1,505 new cases and 6 deaths

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July 6 map

As of July 6, the areas in dark blue are were the most coronavirus cases in South Carolina.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 1,505 new confirmed cases and 6 additional confirmed deaths with one new probable death today.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 46,247, probable cases to 133, confirmed deaths to 819, and 8 probable deaths.

Five of the confirmed deaths occurred in elderly individuals from Beaufort (1), Chesterfield (1), Darlington (1), and Dillon (2) counties, and one of the deaths occurred in a middle-aged individual from Horry County (1).

The probable death occurred in a young adult from Georgetown county. Also from the county, health officials identified 15 new cases, bringing the total to 630.

New confirmed cases by county:

  • Abbeville (11)
  • Aiken (9)
  • Allendale (3)
  • Anderson (21)
  • Bamberg (1)
  • Barnwell (4)
  • Beaufort (53)
  • Berkeley (82)
  • Calhoun (1)
  • Charleston (326)
  • Cherokee (4)
  • Chester (5)
  • Chesterfield (7)
  • Clarendon (3)
  • Colleton (8)
  • Darlington (5)
  • Dillon (8)
  • Dorchester (85)
  • Edgefield (1)
  • Fairfield (5)
  • Florence (32)
  • Georgetown (15)
  • Greenville (155)
  • Greenwood (34)
  • Hampton (1)
  • Horry (189)
  • Jasper (10)
  • Kershaw (22)
  • Lancaster (16)
  • Laurens (18)
  • Lee (2)
  • Lexington (61)
  • Marion (5)
  • Marlboro (3)
  • McCormick (5)
  • Newberry (13)
  • Oconee (4)
  • Orangeburg (19)
  • Pickens (20)
  • Richland (84)
  • Saluda (4)
  • Spartanburg (60)
  • Sumter (14)
  • Union (14)
  • Williamsburg (5)
  • York (58)

The total number of individuals tested yesterday statewide was 7,990 and the percent positive was 18.8 percent.

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