South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update for August 4, 2020 – WYFF4 Greenville

South Carolina reveals newest COVID-19 update for August 4, 2020

Updated: 2:57 PM EDT Aug 4, 2020

DHEC said 1,113 ICU beds were in use in the state and 321 were available. That is an utilization rate of 77.62%.
DHEC reported 1,168 new validated cases and 7 new probable cases, 52 additional validated deaths and two brand-new probable deaths.
This brings the overall variety of confirmed cases to 93,604 possible cases to 586, confirmed deaths to 1,774, and 73 possible deaths.
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As of Monday, a total of 795,871 tests have actually been carried out in the state. The total variety of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 6,389 and the percent favorable was 18.3%.
As part of an ongoing effort to increase screening in rural and underserved neighborhoods across the state, DHEC is working with neighborhood partners to set up mobile testing clinics that bring testing to these neighborhoods. Presently, there are 133 mobile testing events set up through Sept. 29 with brand-new screening events added frequently. Discover a mobile screening center event near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.
Citizens can visit scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for info about getting tested at one of 220 permanent COVID-19 screening centers across the state.

As part of a continuous effort to increase screening in rural and underserved neighborhoods throughout the state, DHEC is working with community partners to set up mobile testing clinics that bring screening to these neighborhoods.

DHEC reported 1,168 new verified cases and seven brand-new probable cases, 52 extra validated deaths and 2 new likely deaths.This brings the overall number of validated cases to 93,604 probable cases to 586, validated deaths to 1,774, and 73 probable deaths.Confirmed and possible cases: please click here.Confirmed and likely deaths: please click here.As of Monday, an overall of 795,871 tests have actually been conducted in the state. As part of a continuous effort to increase testing in rural and underserved neighborhoods throughout the state, DHEC is working with neighborhood partners to set up mobile screening centers that bring screening to these communities. Discover a mobile screening center occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can check out scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for information about getting tested at one of 220 permanent COVID-19 testing centers across the state.

GREENVILLE, S.C.–.
The variety of individuals hospitalized with coronavirus and patients on ventilators in South Carolina increased Tuesday after the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported a decrease in those numbers over the previous numerous days.
As of Tuesday 1,458 clients were hospital with COVID-19 and 355 COVID-19 patients remained in the extensive care system. Of those clients, 254 were aerated.

DHEC reported 1,168 new verified cases and seven brand-new likely cases, 52 extra confirmed deaths and two new possible deaths.This brings the total number of verified cases to 93,604 probable cases to 586, verified deaths to 1,774, and 73 probable deaths.Confirmed and probable cases: please click here.Confirmed and possible deaths: please click here.As of Monday, an overall of 795,871 tests have been conducted in the state. As part of an ongoing effort to increase screening in underserved and rural communities throughout the state, DHEC is working with community partners to set up mobile testing centers that bring testing to these neighborhoods. Discover a mobile screening center occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can visit scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for information about getting tested at one of 220 long-term COVID-19 testing centers throughout the state.