COVID declining but not over – Greenville County reports eight middle aged deaths


Though the number of cases of COVID-19 and related deaths have been on a decline, South Carolina residents are being reminded that the threats associated with the coronavirus are still out there.

Greenville County continues to lead the state in number of new cases and in today’s report, in deaths, with 9 confirmed deaths related to COVID. Eight of those were middle aged, one was elderly. York County followed in deaths with 4.

On Wednesday (Apr. 28) SCDHEC reported 403 new cases and 277 probable cases of COVID-19. DHEC also reported 28 deaths and 10 probable deaths related to COVID.
Anderson County reported 27 new cases and 4 probable cases. Anderson County had 2 deaths related to COVID.
Greenville County reported 45 new cases, 26 probable cases and 9 deaths.
Several other counties have cases in the 20s. Spartanburg County is next after Greenville with 33 new cases and 2 probable cases.
There were 8,953 molecular test results reported with 6.6 positive.
There were 487 COVID patients in hospitals with 127 in ICU and 66 on ventilators.