SCDHEC Update – COVID cases show dramatic decline

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COVID cases continue to decline across the state and locally:

On Friday (Feb. 18) DHEC reported 1195 new cases and 741 probable new cases of COVID-19. There were 11 deaths and 3 probable deaths related to COVID. DHEC reported results for 16,890 molecular tests with 9.2 percent positive.
Anderson County reported 44 new cases and 10 probable cases.
Greenville County reported 119 new cases and 17 probable cases.
There were 1094 COVID patients in hospitals with 234 in ICU and 135 on ventilators.
Anderson County had 51 COVID patients in the hospital with 15 in ICU and 9 on ventilators.
Greenville County had 169 COVID patients in hospitals with 19 in ICU and 13 on ventilators.
Feb. 17 – Anderson County reported 33 new cases, 23 probable cases, 1 confirmed and 3 probable COVID related deaths.
Greenville County reported 169 new 125 new cases, 30 probable cases, 15 COVID related deaths and 2 probable COVID related deaths.
On Wednesday (Feb. 16) SCDHEC reported 922 new confirmed cases and 689 probable cases of COVID-19. DHEC also reported 145 deaths and 21 probable deaths related to the virus.
There were 5704 molecular test results reported with 19.0 percent positive.
Anderson County reported 36 new cases, 13 probable cases, 6 deaths and 1 probable death.
Greenville County reported 70 new cases, 24 probable cases 26 deaths and 1 probable death related to COVID.
There were 1240 COVID patients in hospitals with 256 in ICU and 137 on ventilators.
Anderson County reported 63 COVID patients in the hospital with 19 in ICU and 12 on ventilators.
Greenville County reported 124 COVID patients in hospitals with 24 in ICU and 15 on ventilators.
Feb. 15 – DHEC reported 845 new cases, 365 probable cases and 2 COVID related deaths.
There were 8,441 molecular test results with 11.5 percent positive.
Anderson County reported 45 new cases and 34 probable cases.
Greenville County reported 99 new cases and 15 probable cases.
There were 1306 COVID patients in hospitals with 268 in ICU and 148 on ventilators.