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Covid-19 claims another Lexington County life

100 new cases in Lexington County, 137 in Richland County

Lexington and Richland counties each lost another life to covid-19 Tuesday..

The Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,741 new confirmed cases, 2 new probable cases17 more confirmed deaths and 2 probable deaths.

This brings the total confirmed SC cases to 36,297, probable cases to 102, confirmed deaths to 735, and 4 probable deaths.

17 deaths were elderly in Aiken (1), Berkeley (1), Charleston (3), Dillon (1), Edgefield (1), Florence (1), Greenville (1), Horry (1), Lexington (1), McCormick (1), Orangeburg (1), Pickens (1), and Spartanburg (3).

2 deaths were middle-aged in Florence (1) and Richland (1) counties.

The probable deaths occurred in individuals from Spartanburg County (2).

New confirmed cases by county are Abbeville (7), Aiken (28), Anderson (28), Bamberg (10), Barnwell (2), Beaufort (70), Berkeley (60), Calhoun (4), Charleston (375), Cherokee (9), Chester (12), Chesterfield (3), Clarendon (4), Colleton (6), Darlington (12), Dillon (6), Dorchester (87), Fairfield (8), Florence (40), Georgetown (16), Greenville (125), Greenwood (26), Hampton (3), Horry (170), Jasper (10), Kershaw (26), Lancaster (29), Laurens (49), Lee (3), Lexington (100), Marion (16), Marlboro (1), McCormick (2), Newberry (9), Oconee (7), Orangeburg (51), Pickens (31), Richland (137), Saluda (1), Spartanburg (55), Sumter (38), Union (6), Williamsburg (12), York (47)

The number of new probable cases are in Richland (1), Spartanburg (1)

As of Monday, 420,061 tests have been conducted in the state. S\

9,174 tests were made yesterday (not including antibody tests) 19% positive.

That means 81% were negative.

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