LOCKETT WAS FOUND DEAD INSIDE HIS APARTMENT AT BERKLEY POINT APARTMENTS IN GREENVILLE. POLICE ARE STILL INVESTIGATING. LOOKING AT THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS DATA FROM SOUTH CAROLINA RIGHT NOW. D-HEC REPORTED 810 NEW CONFIRMED CASES AND 22 ADDITIONAL DEATHS TODAY. D-HEC SAYS THOSE NEW CASES MAKE UP 11.4% OF THE MORE THAN 7000 TESTS RETURNED YESTERDAY. OF THE 22 DEATHS, FOUR OF THEM WERE FROM THE UPSTATE. RIGHT NOW D-HEC SAYS 759 PEOPLE ARE IN THE HOSPITAL DUE TO COVID-19. 205 OF THEM, OR 27% ARE IN THE ICU. LOOKING AT NORTH CAROLINA, HEALTH OFFICIAL REPORTED A DROP IN NEW CASES TODAY AFTER TWO STRAIGHT DAYS OF RECORD-BREAKING NEW CASE COUNTS. HEALTH OFFICIALS IN NORTH CAROLINA SAY THEY CONFIRMED 2100 CASES OF CORONAVIRUS TODAY. THAT IS MORE THAN 500 LESS THAN YESTERDAY, WHEN THEY SET A NEW RECORD FOR NEW CASES REPORTED IN A DAY. HERE’S A LOOK AT HOSPITALIZATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA. THEY HAVE BEEN STEADILY INCREASING THERE, BUT THEY DID DROP SLIGHTLY FROM YESTERDAY. IN GEORGIA, HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRMED 1500 NEW COVID-19 CASES TODAY. THEY SAY THOSE MAKEUP A PERCENT POSITIVE OF 5.7%. THIS AFTER 26,000 TESTS WERE REPORTED. THE SEVEN DAY MOVING AVERAGE IN GEORGIA FOR NEW CASES IS INCREASING SLIGHTLY AFTER A RELATIVELY STEADY DECLINE SINCE AU
South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update (Oct. 17, 2020)
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 156,655 and confirmed deaths to 3,427.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Saturday 810 new confirmed cases and 56 new probable cases of COVID-19, 22 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths.This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 156,655, probable cases to 6,559, confirmed deaths to 3,427, and 210 probable deaths.Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.Confirmed and probable deaths: please click here.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Friday, a total of 1,741,936 tests have been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the 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.Percent PositiveThe total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Tuesday statewide was 6,310 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.4%.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Saturday 810 new confirmed cases and 56 new probable cases of COVID-19, 22 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 156,655, probable cases to 6,559, confirmed deaths to 3,427, and…