South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (August 17, 2020) – WYFF4 Greenville

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control revealed Monday 451 brand-new validated cases and 8 brand-new probable cases of coronavirus and 20 additional validated deaths.This brings the overall number of verified cases to 105,905, probable cases to 1,048, verified deaths to 2,185, and 103 likely deaths.Confirmed and likely cases: please click here.Confirmed and probable deaths: please click here.Nearly 130 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideTesting for COVID-19 is necessary due to the fact that it assists recognize individuals who are contaminated with the infection, whether they have symptoms, so they can isolate themselves and keep those around them from ending up being contaminated, especially at-risk people who can establish lethal illness if they contract the virus. Determining those with COVID-19 who have symptoms assists guarantee they receive the medical treatment they need.DHEC is dealing with neighborhood partners to set up mobile testing clinics make testing offered in a communities across the state. Currently, there are 128 mobile screening events arranged through October 13 with brand-new testing occasions included regularly. Find a mobile screening clinic event near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can check out scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for information about getting evaluated at one of 227 long-term COVID-19 screening centers across the state.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, an overall of 935,969 tests have been conducted in the state. See an in-depth breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and data web page. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens seven days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for supplying outcomes to health care suppliers is 24-48 hoursPercent PositiveThe total variety of individual test results reported to DHEC Sunday statewide was 3,930 (not including antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 11.5%.

Presently, there are 128 mobile screening occasions set up through October 13 with brand-new screening events included frequently. Discover a mobile testing clinic event near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.Residents can check out scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for details about getting tested at one of 227 long-term COVID-19 screening centers throughout the state.Testing in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, a total of 935,969 tests have been conducted in the state. Presently, there are 128 mobile screening events scheduled through October 13 with brand-new screening occasions added regularly.

GREENVILLE, S.C.–.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control revealed Monday 451 new verified cases and 8 new probable cases of coronavirus and 20 extra confirmed deaths.
This brings the total variety of confirmed cases to 105,905, probable cases to 1,048, validated deaths to 2,185, and 103 possible deaths.
Verified and likely cases: please click here.Confirmed and possible deaths: please click on this link.
Nearly 130 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideTesting for COVID-19 is essential due to the fact that it helps identify individuals who are infected with the infection, whether they have signs, so they can isolate themselves and keep those around them from ending up being contaminated, particularly at-risk people who can develop lethal disease if they contract the virus. Recognizing those with COVID-19 who have signs assists ensure they get the medical treatment they require.

DHEC is dealing with neighborhood partners to set up mobile testing clinics make screening available in a communities across the state. Presently, there are 128 mobile testing events set up through October 13 with new testing occasions included routinely. Find a mobile screening clinic occasion near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.
Citizens can go to scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for details about getting tested at one of 227 permanent COVID-19 screening centers across the state.
Evaluating in South CarolinaAs of Sunday, a total of 935,969 tests have been conducted in the state. See an in-depth breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and data website. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is testing specimens 7 days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys present timeframe for supplying results to health care providers is 24-48 hours.
Percent PositiveThe total number of specific test results reported to DHEC Sunday statewide was 3,930 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 11.5%.