South Carolina announces latest coronavirus update – WYFF4 Greenville

South Carolina reveals newest coronavirus update
Percent favorable was 18.8% as of Sunday

Updated: 3:46 PM EDT Jul 6, 2020

GREENVILLE, S.C.– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Monday revealed 1,505 brand-new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 6 additional validated deaths and 1 brand-new probable death. There are presently 1,260 healthcare facility beds inhabited by patients who have actually either checked positive or are under examination for COVID-19. This is the greatest medical facility rate to date.
This brings the total number of validated cases to 46,247, probable cases to 133, verified deaths to 819, and 8 probable deaths. 5 of the confirmed deaths happened in elderly people from Beaufort (1 ), Chesterfield (1 ), Darlington (1 ), and Dillon (2) counties, and among the deaths occurred in a middle-aged person from Horry County (1 ). The probable death occurred in a young person from Georgetown (1) county.The number of brand-new confirmed cases by county are listed below.Abbeville (11 ), Aiken (9 ), Allendale (3 ), Anderson (21 ), Bamberg (1 ), Barnwell (4 ), Beaufort (53 ), Berkeley (82 ), Calhoun (1 ), Charleston (326 ), Cherokee (4 ), Chester (5 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (3 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (5 ), Dillon (8 ), Dorchester (85 ), Edgefield (1 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (32 ), Georgetown (15 ), Greenville (155 ), Greenwood (34 ), Hampton (1 ), Horry (189 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (22 ), Lancaster (16 ), Laurens (18 ), Lee (2 ), Lexington (61 ), Marion (5 ), Marlboro (3 ), McCormick (5 ), Newberry (13 ), Oconee (4 ), Orangeburg (19 ), Pickens (20 ), Richland (84 ), Saluda (4 ), Spartanburg (60 ), Sumter (14 ), Union (14 ), Williamsburg (5 ), York (58 )Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, a total of 482,722 tests have been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and information web page. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for supplying results to health care companies is 24-48 hours, although a current increase in screening might result in a hold-up of one to two days.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of people evaluated Sunday statewide was 7,990 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent positive was 18.8%. More than 40 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideAs part of our ongoing efforts to increase screening in underserved and rural communities across the state, DHEC is working with neighborhood partners to establish mobile testing clinics that bring screening to these communities. Currently, there are 42 mobile screening occasions set up through August 4 with brand-new testing occasions added routinely. Find a mobile screening center occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can also get tested at one of 170 permanent COVID-19 screening centers across the state. See scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for more information.Hospital Bed OccupancyAs of this early morning, 3,303 inpatient healthcare facility beds are available and 7,377 are in usage, which is a 69.07% statewide healthcare facility bed usage rate. Of the 7,377 inpatient beds presently used, 1,260 are inhabited by clients who have either evaluated favorable or are under examination for COVID-19. How South Carolinians Can Stop the SpreadEvidence is increasing about the high rates of infection in individuals who do not have signs and do not know they are transmittable. This positions everyone at risk of getting the infection or unwittingly sending it to somebody else. Steps we can require to secure ourselves and others include: Practicing social distancing Wearing a mask in public Avoiding group gatherings Regularly washing your hands Staying home if sickFor the current info related to COVID-19 check out scdhec.gov/ COVID-19. Check out scdmh.netfor stress, stress and anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health. * As brand-new information is offered to the department, some changes in cases might take place. Cases are reported based on the persons county of residence, as it is supplied to the department. DHECs COVID-19 map will change to show any reclassified cases.

The probable death took place in a young adult from Georgetown (1) county.The number of brand-new verified cases by county are noted below.Abbeville (11 ), Aiken (9 ), Allendale (3 ), Anderson (21 ), Bamberg (1 ), Barnwell (4 ), Beaufort (53 ), Berkeley (82 ), Calhoun (1 ), Charleston (326 ), Cherokee (4 ), Chester (5 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (3 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (5 ), Dillon (8 ), Dorchester (85 ), Edgefield (1 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (32 ), Georgetown (15 ), Greenville (155 ), Greenwood (34 ), Hampton (1 ), Horry (189 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (22 ), Lancaster (16 ), Laurens (18 ), Lee (2 ), Lexington (61 ), Marion (5 ), Marlboro (3 ), McCormick (5 ), Newberry (13 ), Oconee (4 ), Orangeburg (19 ), Pickens (20 ), Richland (84 ), Saluda (4 ), Spartanburg (60 ), Sumter (14 ), Union (14 ), Williamsburg (5 ), York (58 )Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, a total of 482,722 tests have actually been performed in the state. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is evaluating specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for offering outcomes to health care service providers is 24-48 hours, although a recent increase in screening might lead to a hold-up of one to two days.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of people checked Sunday statewide was 7,990 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent positive was 18.8%. Find a mobile screening center occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can also get tested at one of 170 long-term COVID-19 testing centers across the state. The likely death occurred in a young adult from Georgetown (1) county.The number of new validated cases by county are noted below.Abbeville (11 ), Aiken (9 ), Allendale (3 ), Anderson (21 ), Bamberg (1 ), Barnwell (4 ), Beaufort (53 ), Berkeley (82 ), Calhoun (1 ), Charleston (326 ), Cherokee (4 ), Chester (5 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (3 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (5 ), Dillon (8 ), Dorchester (85 ), Edgefield (1 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (32 ), Georgetown (15 ), Greenville (155 ), Greenwood (34 ), Hampton (1 ), Horry (189 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (22 ), Lancaster (16 ), Laurens (18 ), Lee (2 ), Lexington (61 ), Marion (5 ), Marlboro (3 ), McCormick (5 ), Newberry (13 ), Oconee (4 ), Orangeburg (19 ), Pickens (20 ), Richland (84 ), Saluda (4 ), Spartanburg (60 ), Sumter (14 ), Union (14 ), Williamsburg (5 ), York (58 )Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, a total of 482,722 tests have actually been carried out in the state. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is checking specimens 7 days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for supplying results to health care service providers is 24-48 hours, although a current boost in testing may lead to a delay of one to two days.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of people checked Sunday statewide was 7,990 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 18.8%.

The likely death occurred in a young adult from Georgetown (1) county.The number of brand-new confirmed cases by county are noted below.Abbeville (11 ), Aiken (9 ), Allendale (3 ), Anderson (21 ), Bamberg (1 ), Barnwell (4 ), Beaufort (53 ), Berkeley (82 ), Calhoun (1 ), Charleston (326 ), Cherokee (4 ), Chester (5 ), Chesterfield (7 ), Clarendon (3 ), Colleton (8 ), Darlington (5 ), Dillon (8 ), Dorchester (85 ), Edgefield (1 ), Fairfield (5 ), Florence (32 ), Georgetown (15 ), Greenville (155 ), Greenwood (34 ), Hampton (1 ), Horry (189 ), Jasper (10 ), Kershaw (22 ), Lancaster (16 ), Laurens (18 ), Lee (2 ), Lexington (61 ), Marion (5 ), Marlboro (3 ), McCormick (5 ), Newberry (13 ), Oconee (4 ), Orangeburg (19 ), Pickens (20 ), Richland (84 ), Saluda (4 ), Spartanburg (60 ), Sumter (14 ), Union (14 ), Williamsburg (5 ), York (58 )Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, an overall of 482,722 tests have actually been carried out in the state. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is checking specimens 7 days a week, and the Public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours, although a recent increase in testing might lead to a delay of one to two days.Percent Positive Test Trends amongst Reported COVID-19 CasesThe overall number of individuals checked Sunday statewide was 7,990 (not including antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 18.8%. Find a mobile screening clinic event near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can also get tested at one of 170 irreversible COVID-19 screening centers throughout the state.

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