South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update (October 18, 2020) – WYFF4 Greenville

South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update (October 18, 2020)

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 157,394 and confirmed deaths to 3,439.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 722 new confirmed cases and 20 new probable cases of COVID-19, 12 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 157,394, probable cases to 6,596, confirmed deaths to 3,439, and 211 probable deaths.Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.Confirmed and probable deaths: please click here. TestingAs of Saturday, a total of 1,759,033 tests have been conducted in the state.Percent PositiveThe total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Saturday, statewide was 7,011 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 10.3%.Hospital Bed OccupancyHospitals report their information each day to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by way of TeleTracking, and that same reporting is also provided to DHEC. Click here to view data from Sunday’s TeleTracking report.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 722 new confirmed cases and 20 new probable cases of COVID-19, 12 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 157,394, probable cases to 6,596, confirmed deaths to 3,439, and 211 probable deaths.

Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.
Confirmed and probable deaths: please click here.

Testing

As of Saturday, a total of 1,759,033 tests have been conducted in the state.

Percent Positive
The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Saturday, statewide was 7,011 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 10.3%.

Hospital Bed Occupancy
Hospitals report their information each day to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by way of TeleTracking, and that same reporting is also provided to DHEC. Click here to view data from Sunday’s TeleTracking report.