South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update (Oct. 17, 2020) – WYFF4 Greenville

South Carolina announces most current COVID-19 update (Oct. 17, 2020).
This brings the total number of verified cases to 156,655 and validated deaths to 3,427.

Upgraded: 12:50 PM EDT Oct 17, 2020.

COLUMBIA, S.C.– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) revealed Saturday 810 new verified cases and 56 brand-new likely cases of COVID-19, 22 additional verified deaths and no new likely deaths.This brings the overall number of verified cases to 156,655, possible cases to 6,559, confirmed deaths to 3,427, and 210 possible deaths.
Verified and probable cases: please click here.Confirmed and likely deaths: please click here.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Friday, a total of 1,741,936 tests have been performed in the state. See a comprehensive breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Data and Projections web page. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is checking specimens 7 days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for supplying results to healthcare service providers is 24-48 hours.Percent PositiveThe total variety of individual test results reported to DHEC Tuesday statewide was 6,310 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.4%.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Saturday 810 brand-new verified cases and 56 new possible cases of COVID-19, 22 extra confirmed deaths and no new possible deaths.This brings the overall variety of validated cases to 156,655, probable cases to 6,559, confirmed deaths to 3,427, and 210 likely deaths.Confirmed and possible cases: please click here.Confirmed and possible deaths: please click here.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Friday, a total of 1,741,936 tests have actually been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and data webpage. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is evaluating specimens 7 days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for supplying results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.Percent PositiveThe total variety of individual test results reported to DHEC Tuesday statewide was 6,310 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.4%.

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