DHEC reports over 200 new cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) – The state health department announced 217 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, including six additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 1,917, and those who have died to 40, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

63 cases have so far been reported in Horry County. 35 have been reported in Florence County.

These additional deaths occurred in six individuals who were elderly and also had underlying health conditions. Two were residents of Lexington County, and the other individuals were residents of Beaufort, Georgetown, Richland, and York counties.

DHEC now releases the number of cases in each zip code throughout the state. These are cases, broken down by zip code, in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee regions of the state. The numbers are current up to the end of the day Friday.

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