New coronavirus cases, deaths released by DHEC – WYFF4 Greenville

New coronavirus cases, deaths launched by DHEC

Updated: 2:50 PM EDT Jul 18, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today revealed 1,481 new confirmed cases and two brand-new likely cases of the unique coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and no brand-new likely deaths. At this time, DHEC says it is not able to report the number of medical facility beds inhabited by clients who have actually either checked favorable or are under examination for COVID-19, and the number of patients presently on ventilators.This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 67,396, probable cases to 216, verified deaths to 1,117 and 18 possible deaths.At the time this release was distributed, DHEC officials say the information report included incomplete lab details. When resolved, DHEC states extra info for today will be consisted of and highlighted in tomorrows release.Confirmed cases: Abbeville (9 ), Aiken (54 ), Allendale (2 ), Anderson (52 ), Bamberg (9 ), Barnwell (7 ), Beaufort (59 ), Berkeley (67 ), Calhoun (3 ), Charleston (122 ), Cherokee (7 ), Chester (14 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (15 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (7 ), Dorchester (52 ), Edgefield (4 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (20 ), Georgetown (8 ), Greenville (187 ), Greenwood (25 ), Hampton (6 ), Horry (50 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (21 ), Lancaster (9 ), Laurens (21 ), Lee (1 ), Lexington (161 ), Marion (8 ), Marlboro (2 ), McCormick (2 ), Newberry (24 ), Oconee (34 ), Orangeburg (36 ), Pickens (43 ), Richland (162 ), Saluda (10 ), Spartanburg (48 ), Sumter (48 ), Union (4 ), Williamsburg (6 ), York (32 )Probable cases: Richland (1 ), York (1 )Thirty-three of the verified deaths happened in senior people from Aiken (1 ), Berkeley (2 ), Charleston (5 ), Cherokee (1 ), Chester (1 ), Chesterfield (1 ), Colleton (2 ), Darlington (1 ), Dillon (1 ), Dorchester (2 ), Florence (3 ), Greenville (5 ), Horry (1 ), Laurens (1 ), Lee (1 ), Marion (1 ), Orangeburg (1 ), Richland (1 ), Saluda (1 ), and Spartanburg (1) counties, and 6 of the validated deaths occurred in middle-aged people from Berkeley (1 ), Charleston (1 ), Dorchester (1 ), Horry (2 ), and Sumter (1) counties.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Friday, a total of 610,429 tests have been performed in the state. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is checking specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for providing results to health care suppliers is 24-48 hours.Percent Positive Test Trends among Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 7,060 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 21.0%. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is checking specimens 7 days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys existing timeframe for providing outcomes to health care suppliers is 24-48 hours.Percent Positive Test Trends among Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of specific test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 7,060 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent positive was 21.0%.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today revealed 1,481 brand-new confirmed cases and two new possible cases of the unique coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and no brand-new likely deaths. At this time, DHEC states it is unable to report the number of health center beds inhabited by patients who have actually either tested favorable or are under investigation for COVID-19, and the number of clients presently on ventilators.This brings the total number of verified cases to 67,396, likely cases to 216, confirmed deaths to 1,117 and 18 probable deaths.At the time this release was dispersed, DHEC officials say the information report consisted of insufficient lab info. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is checking specimens 7 days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for offering outcomes to health care suppliers is 24-48 hours.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 7,060 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 21.0%.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,481 new validated cases and 2 brand-new likely cases of the unique coronavirus COVID-19, 39 extra confirmed deaths and no brand-new likely deaths. At this time, DHEC says it is unable to report the variety of hospital beds occupied by patients who have either checked positive or are under examination for COVID-19, and the number of patients currently on ventilators.
This brings the overall number of confirmed cases to 67,396, likely cases to 216, verified deaths to 1,117 and 18 probable deaths.At the time this release was distributed, DHEC authorities state the data report contained incomplete laboratory info. Authorities say there is a data synchronization mistake between DHEC and a major private laboratory that they are working to repair. As soon as resolved, DHEC says additional information for today will be included and highlighted in tomorrows release.Confirmed cases: Abbeville (9 ), Aiken (54 ), Allendale (2 ), Anderson (52 ), Bamberg (9 ), Barnwell (7 ), Beaufort (59 ), Berkeley (67 ), Calhoun (3 ), Charleston (122 ), Cherokee (7 ), Chester (14 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (15 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (7 ), Dorchester (52 ), Edgefield (4 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (20 ), Georgetown (8 ), Greenville (187 ), Greenwood (25 ), Hampton (6 ), Horry (50 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (21 ), Lancaster (9 ), Laurens (21 ), Lee (1 ), Lexington (161 ), Marion (8 ), Marlboro (2 ), McCormick (2 ), Newberry (24 ), Oconee (34 ), Orangeburg (36 ), Pickens (43 ), Richland (162 ), Saluda (10 ), Spartanburg (48 ), Sumter (48 ), Union (4 ), Williamsburg (6 ), York (32 )Probable cases: Richland (1 ), York (1 )Thirty-three of the confirmed deaths occurred in senior individuals from Aiken (1 ), Berkeley (2 ), Charleston (5 ), Cherokee (1 ), Chester (1 ), Chesterfield (1 ), Colleton (2 ), Darlington (1 ), Dillon (1 ), Dorchester (2 ), Florence (3 ), Greenville (5 ), Horry (1 ), Laurens (1 ), Lee (1 ), Marion (1 ), Orangeburg (1 ), Richland (1 ), Saluda (1 ), and Spartanburg (1) counties, and 6 of the validated deaths took place in middle-aged people from Berkeley (1 ), Charleston (1 ), Dorchester (1 ), Horry (2 ), and Sumter (1) counties.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Friday, an overall of 610,429 tests have been performed in the state. See a comprehensive breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and information webpage. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is evaluating specimens seven days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for supplying results to healthcare service providers is 24-48 hours.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of private test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 7,060 (not including antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 21.0%. More than 80 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideAs part of our ongoing efforts to increase screening in rural and underserved communities across the state, DHEC is working with community partners to establish mobile testing clinics that bring testing to these neighborhoods. Presently, there are 83 mobile testing events scheduled through August 15 with brand-new screening events added frequently. Discover a mobile screening center occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can likewise get tested at one of 182 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state. Check out scdhec.gov/ covid19testingfor more information.Hospital Bed OccupancyAt the federal governments request, DHEC is transitioning from the CDCs National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) COVID-19 module to TeleTrackings U.S. Healthcare COVID-19 Portal for keeping track of health center bed tenancy data. As soon as TeleTracking has enough involvement and accuracy, DHEC will report from it. There may be incomplete information with considerable gaps over the next few days.How South Carolinians Can Stop the SpreadEvidence is increasing about the high rates of infection in people who do not have symptoms and do not understand they are infectious. This places everyone at risk of getting the virus or unconsciously transferring it to somebody else. Steps we can take to protect ourselves and others include: Practicing social distancing Wearing a mask in public Avoiding group gatherings Regularly cleaning your hands Staying home if sickFor the most recent details related to COVID-19 see scdhec.gov/ COVID-19. Visit scdmh.netfor stress, stress and anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health. * As new information is offered to the department, some changes in cases may happen. Cases are reported based on the individuals county of house, as it is supplied to the department. DHECs COVID-19 map will adapt to show any reclassified cases.

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