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  • 70.4% tested negative as virus free
    70.4% tested negative as virus free

Covid claims 6 Lexington County lives

Greenville County reports 805 new cases

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.

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     SC 29071
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     Lexington SC 29072
Phone: 803-359-7633
Fax: 803-359-2936