Florence, South Carolina 2021-12-03 11:36:40 –
Columbia, South Carolina (WBTW) – According to information provided by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment on Friday, more than 800 new cases of COVID-19 were identified on Wednesday.
The number of new cases is the highest number of days the state has seen since October, indicating the potential for a winter surge after a few months of reduced diagnosis.
The new data show out of 13,919 COVID-19 cases reported between October 16th and November 15th. 75% were completely unvaccinated. Of the 565 hospitalizations, 67% were completely unvaccinated. Of the 152 deaths during that time, 67% were completely unvaccinated.
State-wide, About 81.7% of hospital beds were used. As of Thursday.
With the update, the state total could be 737,112 confirmed cases, 184,610 estimated cases, 12,345 confirmed deaths, and 1,927 COVID-19 deaths.
The new number of cases for local governments is as follows.
Darlington – 19 confirmed, 54 possible
Dillon – 2 confirmed
Florence – 27 confirmed, 18 could be
Holly – 41 confirmed, 38 likely
Marion – No new case
Marlboro – 5 confirmed, 2 likely
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