SCDHEC COVID-19 Update – Sept. 1, 2020


On Tuesday (Sept. 1) DHEC today reported 761 new confirmed cases and 31 new probable cases of COVID-19. DHEC also reported 37 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths.
This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 2,626, and 131 probable deaths.

Anderson County reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 and one related death.

Greenville County reported 32 new cses of COVID-19 and three related deaths.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 3,396 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 22.4%.

Currently there are 894 COVID-19 patients in hospitals. Of those, 232 are in ICU and 141 are ventilated.

Other related information:
Hospitals reporting: 83 79 reported within 24 hours
Total hospital beds: 12,328  Inpatient beds: 10,104  Occupied inpatient beds: 7,835 77.54% utilization rate
ICU beds: 1,449  Occupied ICU beds: 1,049 72.39% utilization rate
Ventilators: 1,584  Ventilators in use: 454 28.66% utilization rate
COVID patients hospitalized: 894 11.41% of inpatients are COVID
COVID patients in ICU: 232 25.95% of COVIDs are in ICU
COVID patients ventilated: 141 15.77% of COVIDS are ventilated