Covid claims 6 Lexington County lives
Lexington County had 6 confirmed deaths reported Sunday.
That was the highest number of deaths in the state.
1 was middle aged, the 5 others elderly patients.
SC health officials reported 28 confirmed deaths and 3 probable deaths Sunday.
Richland County lost 4 elderly patients.
The state had 4.044 new cases.
Lexington County had 179 new cases and Richland County 281.
Greenville County had the most again - 805 new cases.
York County had 736 new cases and Spartanburg 321.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control did not report covid-19 data on New Year’s Day.
Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest)
- Testing opportunities available statewide: 280
Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard)
- 13,364 new individual test results reported statewide (not including antibody tests)
- 29.6% tested positive as virus infected
- That means 70.4% tested negative as virus free.