DHEC reports 577 new COVID-19 cases, 44 for Horry County

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COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) – DHEC announced 577 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 14    additional confirmed deaths on Sunday.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 475,601 and confirmed deaths to 8,222 for South Carolina.

The percent positive for Sunday is 4.5%.

DHEC says a total of 7,165,633 tests have been conducted in the state. A detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina is available on DHEC’s Data and Projections webpage. DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.

Here are new cases by county in the News13 coverage area:

Darlington – 5
Dillon – 3
Florence –14
Georgetown – 3
Horry – 44
Marion – 2
Marlboro – 11
Other counties: please click here.

Confirmed and probable deaths by county: please click here.

DHEC says a total of 6,276,613 tests have been conducted in the state. A detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina is available on DHEC’s Data and Projections webpage. DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.

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