Greenville County sees spike in COVID cases


On Thursday (Sept. 3) DHEC announced 1,084 new confirmed cases and 29 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. DHEC also reported 12 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.

Anderson County reported 41 new cases of COVID-19 and one death related to COVID-19.
Greenville County saw a spike with 113 new cases and reported two deaths related to COVID-19.

This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 2,667, and 140 probable deaths.

There are 911 COVID patients hospitalized. Of those, 235 are in ICU, 145 are ventilated.

As of yesterday, a total of 1,033,762 tests have been conducted in the state.
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 6,560 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 16.5%.


DHEC reported the following related information:

Hospitals reporting: 83 82 reported within 24 hours
Total hospital beds: 12,350  Inpatient beds: 10,132  Occupied inpatient beds: 8,423 83.13% utilization rate
ICU beds: 1,465  Occupied ICU beds: 1,127 76.93% utilization rate
Ventilators: 1,584  Ventilators in use: 520 32.83% utilization rate
COVID patients hospitalized: 911 10.82% of inpatients are COVID
COVID patients in ICU: 235 25.80% of COVIDs are in ICU
COVID patients ventilated: 145 16.03% of COVIDS are ventilated