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No deaths in county but 1 in Richland County

73 new cases in county, 80 in Richland County

Lexington County passed another day without a covid-19 death.

Richland County and Columbia lost a life to the disease.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control Monday announced 1,320 new confirmed cases and 4 more deaths. 

This brings the total confirmed SC cases to 34,546, 98 probable cases, 717 confirmed deaths and 3 probable deaths.

4 deaths were elderly individuals in Chesterfield (1), Richland (1), Anderson (1), and Beaufort (1) counties.

New confirmed cases by county are Abbeville (3), Aiken (12), Anderson (15), Bamberg (12), Barnwell (2), Beaufort (28), Berkeley (41), Calhoun (1), Charleston (278), Cherokee (3), Chester (2), Chesterfield (4), Clarendon (2), Colleton (17), Darlington (6), Dillon (9), Dorchester (49), Edgefield (3), Fairfield (8), Florence (24), Georgetown (5), Greenville (153), Greenwood (9), Hampton (3), Horry (165), Jasper (1), Kershaw (12), Lancaster (26), Laurens (15), Lee (2), Lexington (73), Marion (2), Marlboro (2), McCormick (3), Newberry (22), Oconee (14), Orangeburg (24), Pickens (25), Richland (80), Saluda (3), Spartanburg (70), Sumter (16), Union (11), Williamsburg (6), York (59)

As of Sunday, 408,394 tests have been conducted in the state.

8,191 individuals were tested yesterday statewide (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 15.5%.

As of Monday morning, 3,169 inpatient hospital beds are available and 7,336 are in use, a 69.83% statewide hospital bed use rate.

Of the 7,336 inpatient beds in use, 1,032 are occupied by covid-19 patients.

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