Tag Archives: DHEC

SC estimates 4,800 coronavirus patients dead as experts look to vaccine for help | Health

South Carolina has confirmed the deaths of 4,444 COVID-19 patients, with fatalities swelling alongside growing case numbers. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control suspects that over 350 additional deaths were coronavirus-related, for a total estimate of nearly 4,800 patients dead. As of Wednesday, victims include a few children …

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DHEC gives latest COVID-19 vaccine update, daily cases report | Coronavirus

COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) – On Tuesday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced an update on the vaccine and the latest c DHEC said South Carolina is expected to receive all of its approximate 43,000 initial total doses by Wednesday. The federal government is providing additional allocations to …

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First coronavirus vaccines administered to health care workers in South Carolina | News

Hospital workers across South Carolina are receiving the first doses of the long-awaited coronavirus vaccine this week, signaling the beginning of the end for a pandemic that has upended life in 2020. A year in the making, the vaccine is a product of scientists’ remarkable race against time and daily …

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SC coronavirus cases on the rise, with high percentage of tests coming back positive | COVID-19

South Carolina’s public health officials continued to report high numbers of new coronavirus cases on Monday, though not at the record-setting levels seen during the weekend. On Friday and Saturday, the state exceeded 3,000 new cases each day, the highest numbers reported by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental …

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SC coronavirus case numbers continue spike after record-breaking week | COVID-19

After another record-breaking week, South Carolina reported nearly 3,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the third-highest numbers yet reported. The state set a record on Friday with 3,217 new coronavirus cases logged by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. On Saturday, the state again exceeded 3,000 new cases. …

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SC bucks 6-day trend of over 2,000 new coronavirus cases, breaks record 7-day average | COVID-19

South Carolina announced 1,883 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the first time in a week that the number has dipped below 2,000.  For six days in a row, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control had logged at least 2,100 new cases each day, twice setting records for …

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SC coronavirus cases continue on record-setting pace | COVID-19

A recent spike of coronavirus cases that saw daily records shattered in South Carolina over the weekend showed no signs of abating Monday.  New cases rose sharply beginning Friday, when public health officials reported 2,470 new cases of COVID-19, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. It …

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SC reports second-highest number of new coronavirus cases after record-breaking week | COVID-19

South Carolina reported its second-highest number of new coronavirus cases on Sunday after a record-shattering week. Until the past week, the state had not risen about 2,400 new cases in a single day. But on Friday, health officials logged 2,470 new cases, and Saturday established a record 2,715 confirmed cases. …

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DHEC announces 2,538 new coronavirus cases, 43 deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – DHEC announced 2,538 new confirmed cases and 51 new probable cases of COVID-19, 43 additional confirmed deaths and 6 new probable deaths on Sunday. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 216,378 and deaths to 4,237. The percent positive is 21.2%. …

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