SCDHEC Update Oct. 14, 2020


On Wednesday (Oct. 14) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 700 new confirmed cases and 81 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. DHEC also reported 17 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.

Anderson County reported 27 new cases and one probable case.
Greenville County reported 52 new cases and one death related to COVID.

This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 3,387, and 206 probable deaths.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 6,310 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.1%.

There are 792 COVID patients in hospitals. Of those 204 are in ICU and 91 are on ventilators.