DHEC: 266 new cases of virus, 4 more deaths in Saturday update

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COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 266 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 4 additional deaths Saturday.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 11,394 and those who have died to 487, according to SCDHEC’s latest update on the pandemic.

Three of the deaths were in elderly individuals from Clarendon (1) and Williamsburg (2) counties, and one of the deaths occurred in a middle-aged individual from Florence County, DHEC said.

The number of new cases by county are listed below:
Aiken (3), Bamberg (1), Barnwell (1), Beaufort (16), Berkeley (2), Calhoun (3), Charleston (23), Chester (12), Chesterfield (12), Clarendon (6), Colleton (8), Darlington (8), Dillon (6), Dorchester (3), Fairfield (6), Florence (6), Greenville (9), Greenwood (1), Horry (7), Jasper (2), Kershaw (5), Lancaster (1), Laurens (2), Lee (5), Lexington (29), Marlboro (12), Newberry (5), Orangeburg (13), Pickens (2), Richland (25), Saluda (2), Spartanburg (1), Sumter (13), Williamsburg (4), York (12)

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