Horry County sets another record with 358 new cases; 1,836 statewide cases

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 358 cases in Horry County, 121 cases above the previous record of new cases in a 24-hour period, 237 on Friday.

SCDHEC also announced 1,836 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 19 additional confirmed deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 43,260, confirmed deaths to 806, according to SCDHEC.

Thirteen of the deaths occurred in elderly individuals from Charleston (1), Chester (1), Florence (1), Georgetown (1), Horry (3), Lexington (3), Orangeburg (1), Richland (1), and Spartanburg (1) counties; six of the deaths occurred in middle aged individuals from Berkeley (1), Dorchester (1), Horry (1), Laurens (1), Newberry (1), and Sumter (1) counties.

The number of new confirmed cases by county are listed below.
Abbeville (2), Aiken (36), Anderson (19), Bamberg (4), Barnwell (3), Beaufort (37), Berkeley (73), Calhoun (5), Charleston (345), Cherokee (7), Chester (5), Chesterfield (5), Clarendon (7), Colleton (11), Darlington (15), Dillon (9), Dorchester (76), Edgefield (5), Fairfield (6), Florence (59), Georgetown (74), Greenville (199), Greenwood (5), Hampton (2), Horry (358), Jasper (2), Kershaw (18), Lancaster (23), Laurens (19), Lee (6), Lexington (38), Marion (28), Marlboro (2), McCormick (3), Newberry (4), Oconee (13), Orangeburg (26), Pickens (21), Richland (141), Saluda (2), Spartanburg (37), Sumter (27), Union (3), Williamsburg (9), York (47)

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