SCDHEC Update – Sept. 23

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On Wednesday, (Sept. 23) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 613 new confirmed cases and 53 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. DHED also reported 25 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.

Anderson County reported 54 new cases, one probable new case and four COVID related deaths.
Greenville County reported 70 new cases, one probable new case and two COVID related deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed deaths related to COVID in the state to 3,085, and 177 probable deaths.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Tuesday statewide was 5,592 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.0%.

DHEC also reported 786 COVID related patients in hospital beds. Of those 190 are in ICU and 103 are on ventilators.