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SC near 18,000 total cases as 770 new cases reported

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SCDHEC update

DHEC officials announced 770 new coronavirus cases coronavirus and 6 additional deaths.

This brings the total statewide number to 17,955 and the death toll to 599 in SC.

Four deaths occurred in elderly individuals from Cherokee (1), Darlington (1), Greenville (1), and Richland (1) counties, and two deaths occurred in middle-aged individuals from Greenville (1) and Horry (1) counties.

Georgetown County saw 18 new cases with the total now at 150. Horry County received a spike in new cases with 101 new cases. The total is now at 1,037

New cases by county:

  • Abbeville (1)
  • Aiken (3)
  • Anderson (10)
  • Bamberg (1)
  • Beaufort (25)
  • Berkeley (17)
  • Calhoun (3)
  • Charleston (56)
  • Cherokee (5)
  • Chester (2)
  • Chesterfield (3)
  • Clarendon (2)
  • Colleton (14)
  • Darlington (4)
  • Dillon (2)
  • Dorchester (14)
  • Edgefield (1)
  • Fairfield (2)
  • Florence (23)
  • Georgetown (18)
  • Greenville (157)
  • Greenwood (14)
  • Horry (101)
  • Kershaw (10)
  • Lancaster (9)
  • Laurens (8)
  • Lexington (50)
  • Marion (7)
  • Marlboro (5)
  • Newberry (2)
  • Oconee (3)
  • Orangeburg (21)
  • Pickens (17)
  • Richland (61)
  • Spartanburg (41)
  • Sumter (14)
  • Union (2)
  • Williamsburg (8)
  • York (34)

Reporter

Kareem Wilson covers health for the Georgetown and Myrtle Beach area for the Georgetown Times. He previously covered entertainment and community news for the Charlotte Post in Charlotte, NC.

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