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South Carolina Daily COVID-19 Update (December 18, 2020)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2020

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the following COVID-19 updates.

Today's cases and deaths (scdhec.gov/COVID19)

Cumulative totals (scdhec.gov/COVID19)

  • Confirmed and probable cases: 247,361/19,715
  • Confirmed and probable deaths: 4,512/360
  • Tests performed for South Carolinians: 3,251,816

Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest)

  • Testing opportunities available statewide: 313

Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard)

  • 14,060 new individual test results reported statewide (not including antibody tests)
  • 25.9% percent positive

Facility reports

The information above as well as extensive reporting on county-level information, demographics and more is available at scdhec.gov/COVID19. The website is updated between 1 p.m.-3 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. weekends. Visit scdhec.gov/COVID19vaccine for the latest vaccine information.

Additional information and resources

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