SCDHEC Update October 27


On Tuesday (Oct. 27) the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 755 new confirmed cases and 81 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. DHEC also reported 19 additional confirmed deaths, and 4 new probable deaths related to COVID.

Anderson County reported 30 new cases, two probable cases and three deaths related to COVID.
Greenville County reported 106 new cases, one probable case and two deaths related to COVID.
There were 746 COVID patients in hospitals across the state. Of those, 118 are in ICU and 93 are on ventilators.

This brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 3,602, and 240 probable deaths.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 5,770 and the percent positive was 13.1%.