SC health officials provide new data on COVID-19 deaths in the state along with new case numbers – WYFF4 Greenville

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SC health officials provide new data on COVID-19 deaths in the state along with new case numbers.
DHEC is publishing COVID-19 deaths in South Carolina by date of death.

Upgraded: 5:56 PM EDT Jul 16, 2020.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control revealed Thursday the most COVID-19 associated deaths reported for a single day, 69 validated and 3 probable, nevertheless, the deaths of the individuals occurred over the previous few weeks.These deaths bring the overall number of COVID-19-related deaths in the state to 1,053. The hold-up in reporting of an individuals death throughout this pandemic is typically attributed to guaranteeing the death is accurately reported based on the most current federal guidance for figuring out a COVID-19-related death, DHEC officials stated in a release. To clearly provide the real dates of COVID-19-related deaths, DHEC stated it is publishing COVID-19 deaths in South Carolina by date of death on its Testing and Projections webpage. There are currently 1,578 healthcare facility beds inhabited by patients who have actually either evaluated favorable or are under examination for COVID-19, and 214 of those clients are presently on ventilators.This brings the total number of verified cases to 63,880, possible cases to 203, verified deaths to 1,053 and 17 likely deaths. Fifty-five of the deaths occurred in elderly people from Anderson (1 ), Beaufort (3 ), Charleston (11 ), Chester (1 ), Chesterfield (1 ), Colleton (3 ), Darlington (1 ), Dillon (2 ), Florence (1 ), Georgetown (1 ), Greenville (13 ), Greenwood (1 ), Horry (4 ), Kershaw (1 ), Lancaster (1 ), Lexington (3 ), Orangeburg (1 ), Pickens (1 ), Richland (3 ), Spartanburg (1 ), and Williamsburg (1) counties; and 14 of the deaths took place in middle-aged people from Berkeley (2 ), Charleston (1 ), Greenville (3 ), Greenwood (1 ), Lexington (2 ), Orangeburg (3 ), Pickens (1 ), and Richland (1) counties.The 3 probable deaths took place in elderly people from Abbeville (1) and Spartanburg (1) counties, one individual whose age is being verified from Saluda County (1 ).

GREENVILLE, S.C.–.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control revealed Thursday the most COVID-19 associated deaths reported for a single day, 69 confirmed and 3 probable, however, the deaths of the people happened over the previous couple of weeks.
These deaths bring the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the state to 1,053.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control revealed Thursday the most COVID-19 associated deaths reported for a single day, 69 validated and three likely, however, the deaths of the individuals happened over the past couple of weeks.These deaths bring the total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the state to 1,053. The hold-up in reporting of an individuals death during this pandemic is frequently attributed to ensuring the death is precisely reported based on the most current federal guidance for figuring out a COVID-19-related death, DHEC officials said in a release. To clearly offer the real dates of COVID-19-related deaths, DHEC said it is publishing COVID-19 deaths in South Carolina by date of death on its Testing and Projections website.

Thursdays info negates Wednesdays significant drop in average deaths reported each day after DHEC reported no deaths.
Sixteen of the new deaths remained in Greenville County (see county-by-county info below.).
The hold-up in reporting of an individuals death throughout this pandemic is often attributed to guaranteeing the death is accurately reported based on the most current federal assistance for identifying a COVID-19-related death, DHEC officials said in a release.
A cause of death is identified by a medical certifier or a coroner.
As announced in late April, DHEC has actually carried out a cross analysis methodology to make sure an individuals death is properly reported. This includes comparing the initial information reported to the company to the info included on a persons official death certificate.
Additionally, the report of a persons cause of death might be delayed if the individual had many medical problems or it takes longer to collect the personal demographic details from the household, the release stated.
To plainly supply the actual dates of COVID-19-related deaths, DHEC said it is publishing COVID-19 deaths in South Carolina by date of death on its Testing and Projections webpage.
This new information visualization provides the date of COVID-19-related deaths revealed for the present day along with the dates the deaths happened.
Daily COVID-19 Update (July 16).
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday 1,842 new verified cases and four new likely cases of COVID-19.
There are currently 1,578 health center beds inhabited by clients who have either checked favorable or are under examination for COVID-19, and 214 of those patients are currently on ventilators.
This brings the overall number of confirmed cases to 63,880, likely cases to 203, verified deaths to 1,053 and 17 possible deaths.
Fifty-five of the deaths took place in elderly individuals from Anderson (1 ), Beaufort (3 ), Charleston (11 ), Chester (1 ), Chesterfield (1 ), Colleton (3 ), Darlington (1 ), Dillon (2 ), Florence (1 ), Georgetown (1 ), Greenville (13 ), Greenwood (1 ), Horry (4 ), Kershaw (1 ), Lancaster (1 ), Lexington (3 ), Orangeburg (1 ), Pickens (1 ), Richland (3 ), Spartanburg (1 ), and Williamsburg (1) counties; and 14 of the deaths occurred in middle-aged individuals from Berkeley (2 ), Charleston (1 ), Greenville (3 ), Greenwood (1 ), Lexington (2 ), Orangeburg (3 ), Pickens (1 ), and Richland (1) counties.
The three likely deaths took place in elderly individuals from Abbeville (1) and Spartanburg (1) counties, one private whose age is being verified from Saluda County (1 ).
Validated cases by county: Abbeville (5 ), Aiken (32 ), Allendale (9 ), Anderson (66 ), Bamberg (16 ), Barnwell (13 ), Beaufort (108 ), Berkeley (67 ), Calhoun (18 ), Charleston (230 ), Cherokee (4 ), Chester (16 ), Chesterfield (11 ), Clarendon (9 ), Colleton (13 ), Darlington (16 ), Dillon (9 ), Dorchester (64 ), Edgefield (3 ), Fairfield (23 ), Florence (58 ), Georgetown (23 ), Greenville (230 ), Greenwood (17 ), Hampton (10 ), Horry (142 ), Jasper (16 ), Kershaw (14 ), Lancaster (25 ), Laurens (18 ), Lee (7 ), Lexington (58 ), Marion (6 ), McCormick (7 ), Newberry (18 ), Oconee (16 ), Orangeburg (80 ), Pickens (27 ), Richland (125 ), Saluda (1 ), Spartanburg (90 ), Sumter (30 ), Union (4 ), Williamsburg (13 ), York (75 ).
Probable cases by county: Abbeville (1 ), Aiken (1 ), Saluda (1 ), Spartanburg (1 ).
Testing in South CarolinaAs of Wednesday, a total of 587,567 tests have actually been performed in the state. See a comprehensive breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and information website. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is running extended hours and is evaluating specimens 7 days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for offering outcomes to healthcare companies is 24-48 hours.
Percent Positive Test Trends among Reported COVID-19 CasesThe total variety of specific test results reported to DHEC Wednesday statewide was 8,643 (not including antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 21.3%.
Almost 100 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideAs part of our ongoing efforts to increase screening in underserved and rural communities throughout the state, DHEC is dealing with community partners to establish mobile testing centers that bring screening to these communities. Presently, there are 97 mobile screening events scheduled through August 5 with new screening occasions added routinely. Discover a mobile screening clinic occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.
Citizens can likewise get tested at one of 180 irreversible COVID-19 testing facilities throughout the state. Visit scdhec.gov/ covid19testingfor more details.
Hospital Bed OccupancyAs of Thursday morning, 2,946 inpatient hospital beds are offered and 7,935 are in use, which is a 72.93% statewide hospital bed usage rate. Of the 7,935 inpatient beds presently utilized, 1,578 are inhabited by patients who have actually either evaluated favorable or are under investigation for COVID-19.