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    908 hospital beds are occupied by covid-19 patients.

County loses 2 more lives to covid-19

76 new cases in county, 111 in Columbia and Richland County

Health officials reported 15 covid-19 deaths in the state Saturday, 2 of them in Lexington County.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 1,599 new confirmed cases, 3 new probable cases, 15 more deaths and 2 probable deaths.

This brings the total of people confirmed cases to 31,850, probable cases to 89, confirmed deaths to 707, and probable deaths to 4.

10 confirmed deaths were elderly individuals in Bamberg (1), Cherokee (1), Dillon (1), Florence (1), Greenville (1), Greenwood (1), Hampton (1), Horry (1), Lexington (2), and Marion (1) counties.

5 deaths were middle-aged individuals in Greenville (1), Horry (1), Lancaster (1), Orangeburg (1), and Sumter (1) counties.

The probable deaths occurred in an elderly individual in Greenwood County (1), and an individual whose age category is still being determined in Spartanburg County.

New confirmed cases by county are Abbeville (3), Aiken (11), Allendale (1), Anderson (27), Bamberg (1), Barnwell (3), Beaufort (54), Berkeley (39), Calhoun (1), Charleston (280), Cherokee (6), Chester (3), Chesterfield (10), Clarendon (6), Colleton (11), Darlington (11), Dillon (8), Dorchester (53), Edgefield (1), Fairfield (8), Florence (40), Georgetown (40), Greenville (164), Greenwood (41), Hampton (3), Horry (214), Jasper (7), Kershaw (8), Lancaster (19), Laurens (31), Lee (3), Lexington (76), Marion (5), Newberry (3), Oconee (29), Orangeburg (22), Pickens (64), Richland (111), Saluda (6), Spartanburg (60), Sumter (48), Union (1), Williamsburg (13), York (54)

New probable cases are lin Greenwood (1), Spartanburg (2)

As of Friday, 389,096 tests have been conducted in the state.
Tests Friday statewide were 8,170 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 19.6%.

As of Saturday morning, 2,778 inpatient hospital beds are available and 7,728 are in use, a 73.56% statewide hospital bed use rate.

Of the 7,728 inpatient beds used, 908 are occupied by covid-19 patients 

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