SCDHEC Update Monday October 26


On Monday (Oct. 26) South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 755 new confirmed cases and 12 new probable cases of COVID-19. DHEC also reported 20 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths.

Anderson County reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 and one COVID related death (Middle aged).
Greenville County reported 139 new cases and on deaths.

The total number of confirmed deaths as of Monday is 3,587, and 236 probable deaths.


The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC yesterday statewide was 6,158 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 12.3%.
There are 737 COVID related patients in the hospitals. Of those, 201 are in ICU and 93 are ventilated.