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South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (October 11, 2020)

New data brings the total number of confirmed cases to 151,649 and confirmed deaths to 3,348

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Sunday 716 new confirmed cases and 25 new probable cases of COVID-19, 2 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths.This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 151,649, probable cases to 5,757, confirmed deaths to 3,348, and 204 probable deaths.Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.Confirmed and probable deaths: please click here. Who Should Get Tested? If you are out and about in the community, around others, or not able to socially distance or wear a mask, DHEC recommends you get tested at least once a month. Learn more about who should get tested here.413 Testing Opportunities Available StatewideTesting for COVID-19 is essential because it helps identify people who are infected with the virus, whether they have symptoms or not.DHEC is working with community partners to set up mobile testing clinics and make testing available in communities across the state. Currently, there are 115 mobile testing events scheduled through November 30 and there are 298 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state. Find a testing clinic or event near you at scdhec.gov/covid19testing.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Saturday, a total of 1,626,378 tests have been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Data and Projections webpage. DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.Percent PositiveThe total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Saturday statewide was 6,984 (not including antibody tests) and thepercent positive was 10.3%.COVID-19 InformationFor the latest information related to COVID-19 visit scdhec.gov/COVID-19. Visit scdmh.net for stress, anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Sunday 716 new confirmed cases and 25 new probable cases of COVID-19, 2 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 151,649, probable cases to 5,757, confirmed deaths to 3,348, and 204 probable deaths.
Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.

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Who Should Get Tested?

If you are out and about in the community, around others, or not able to socially distance or wear a mask, DHEC recommends you get tested at least once a month. Learn more about who should get tested here.

413 Testing Opportunities Available Statewide
Testing for COVID-19 is essential because it helps identify people who are infected with the virus, whether they have symptoms or not.

DHEC is working with community partners to set up mobile testing clinics and make testing available in communities across the state. Currently, there are 115 mobile testing events scheduled through November 30 and there are 298 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state. Find a testing clinic or event near you at scdhec.gov/covid19testing.

Testing in South Carolina
As of Saturday, a total of 1,626,378 tests have been conducted in the state. See a detailed breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Data and Projections webpage. DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the Public Health Laboratory’s current timeframe for providing results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.

Percent Positive
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Saturday statewide was 6,984 (not including antibody tests) and thepercent positive was 10.3%.

COVID-19 Information
For the latest information related to COVID-19 visit scdhec.gov/COVID-19. Visit scdmh.net for stress, anxiety and mental health resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health.

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