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    85.5% tested negative as uninfected

Covid-19 claims another county life

19 deaths in SC, 1 in Richland County

17 new confirmed SC deaths and 2 probable deaths were reported Thursday.

An elderly Lexington County death and an elderly Richland County death occurred Tuesday.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control also announced:

1,492 new SC cases. 52 were in Lexington County and 97 in Richland County.

The highest counties in the state were Greenville with 235 and Spartanburg with 150.

Today's cases and deaths (scdhec.gov/COVID19

Cumulative totals (scdhec.gov/COVID19)

  • Confirmed and probable cases: 189,251/11,909
  • Confirmed and probable deaths: 3,924/277
  • Tests performed for South Carolinians: 2,421,169

Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest)

  • Testing opportunities available statewide: 299

Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard)

  • 9,729 individual test results reported statewide yesterday (not including antibody tests)
  • 14.5% tested positive as infected.
  • That means 85.5% tested negative as uninfected

Facility reports

Newspaper

Mailing Address:
     PO Box 9 Lexington
     SC 29071
Street Address:
     131 Swartz Rd.
     Lexington SC 29072
Phone: 803-359-7633
Fax: 803-359-2936