On Tuesday (Aug. 4) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,168 new confirmed cases and 7 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. DHEC also reported 52 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 1,774, and 73 probable deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 93,604 and probable cases to 586.
Also reported there are 1,434 total ICU beds in the state; 321 are available; 1,113 in use (77.62% utilization rate)
There are 1,458 COVID-19 patients hospitalized with 355 in ICU; 254 of those are ventilated.
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 6,389 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 18.3%.