Daily number of new COVID-19 cases dips below 500 – Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina 2021-10-19 11:16:53 –

Columbia, South Carolina (WBTW) – The number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed fell below 500 on Sunday, according to information released Tuesday by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment.

Reported by DHEC 474 new confirmed cases, With 139 possible cases Two confirmed deaths. Of the 14,248 new cases reported to the state, 5.1% were virus-positive.

One of those deaths was Holly County.

With this update, the state has a total of 712,424 confirmed cases, 175,765 estimated cases, 11,533 confirmed deaths, and 1,788 COVID-19 deaths.

In the state, the number of COVID-19 patients on ventilators has decreased. Compared to last week, 23.8% fewer patients are on ventilator. Hospitalization for COVID-19 also decreased by 17.1%, and COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit decreased by 9.8%. Hospitalization for COVID-19 was 28.7% less than a week ago.

The new number of cases for local governments is as follows.

Darlington – 5 confirmed, 11 likely

Dillon – 4 confirmed, 1 likely

Florence – 10 confirmed, 5 could be

Holly – 30 confirmed, 17 could be

Marion – 7 confirmed

Marlboro – 2 confirmed

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