SCDHEC COVID-19 Update Aug. 11


On Tuesday (Aug. 11) DHEC reported 928 new confirmed cases and 16 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 45 additional confirmed deaths and four new probable deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases since the first case reported March 6 to 101,360 and probable cases to 770. Total confirmed deaths are 2,012, with 86 probable deaths.

As of Monday, a total of 853,899 tests have been conducted in the state.
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC statewide was 4,648 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 20%.

Also reported as of Tuesday:

Inpatient beds: 2,423 available; 8,089 in use; 76.97% utilization rate; 1,330 inpatient beds occupied by COVID-19 patients (confirmed or suspected)

ICU beds: 359 available; 1,098 in use; 75.36% utilization rate; 339 ICU beds occupied by COVID-19 patients (confirmed or suspected)

Ventilators: 1,044 available; 524 in use; 207 by COVID-19 patients (confirmed or suspected)
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