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There are now 4,439 reported COVID-19 cases and 124 deaths in South Carolina

Brittany Jordan



COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) Monday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced an additional 64 COVID-19 cases in the state, with four more people unfortunately passing away as a result of the virus. 

Monday’s new numbers brings South Carolina up to 4,439 reported coronavirus cases, and 124 deaths.

DHEC says two of the individuals who passed away had underlying health conditions, while the other two had no known underlying health conditions. 

They were:

  • Elderly, underlying health conditions from Lancaster County
  • Elderly, no known underlying health conditions from Kershaw County 
  • Middle-aged, underlying health conditions from Edgefield County
  • Middle-aged, no known underlying health conditions from Clarendon County

The new COVID-19 cases were identified in the following counties: 

  • Aiken (1)
  • Anderson (2)
  • Barnwell (1)
  • Beaufort (1)
  • Charleston (2)
  • Cherokee (1)
  • Clarendon (8)
  • Darlington (5)
  • Dillon (2)
  • Florence (4)
  • Greenville (5)
  • Horry (1)
  • Kershaw (3)
  • Lexington (4)
  • Marlboro (1)
  • Orangeburg (1)
  • Richland (4)
  • Spartanburg (7)
  • Sumter (3)
  • Williamsburg (4)
  • York (4)

As of April 20, DHEC says a total of 41,277 coronavirus tests have been conducted by state and private laboratories. 

For updated information on COVID-19 in South Carolina, click here


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Brittany Jordan is an award-winning journalist who reports on breaking news in the U.S. and globally for the Federal Inquirer. Prior to her position at the Federal Inquirer, she was a general assignment features reporter for Newsweek, where she wrote about technology, politics, government news and important global events around the world. Her work has also appeared in the Washington Post, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Toronto Star, Frederick News-Post, West Hawaii Today, the Miami Herald, and more. Brittany enjoys food, travel, photography, and hoarding notebooks and journals. Her goal is to do more longform features journalism, narrative writing and documentary work, and to one day write a successful novel and screenplay.

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