FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
27 December 2020
COLUMBIA, SC The Department of Health and Environmental Control in South Carolina (DHEC) today announced the following updates on COVID-19. Today’s update below contains detailed summaries of cases and deaths from 24 December and December 25. The cumulative totals and percent positive below, and data on the site reflects the latest reported data as of December 25. Tomorrow’s update is from December 26th.
Cases and deaths of today (scdhec.gov/COVID19)
As of 24 December, new confirmed / probable total cases are: 2 500/27 Summary click here
Cumulative totals (scdhec.gov/COVID19) from 25 December
- Confirmed and probable cases: 273,659 / 22,520
- Confirmed and probable deaths: 4,764 / 391
- Tests conducted for South Carolinans: 3,571,920
Test opportunities (scdhec.gov/COVID19toetsing)
- Test events available around the world: 136
Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard) from 25 December
- 18 600 individual test results were reported nationwide yesterday (antibody tests included)
- 23.5% percent positive
The above information, as well as extensive reporting on country-level information, demographics and more, is available at scdhec.gov/COVID19. The site has been updated between 13:00 and 15:00 on weekdays and 11:00 to 13:00 on weekends.
Visit scdhec.gov/COVID19 vaccine for the latest vaccination information.
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