New Cases Top 1,500

Over 150 cases in schools

Lee Rogers
September 05, 2020 - 9:03 am
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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Friday reported 1,511 new confirmed cases and 34 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

The agency also reported 37 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 121,378 probable cases to 1,947, confirmed deaths to 2,706, and 140 probable deaths.

For more details on cases by county, testing and hospital occupancy, click here.

DHEC on Friday began releasing data on the number of new cases of students and staff in South Carolina's public and private schools.

As of noon Thursday, there were 158 cases of coronavirus associated with schools in the state.

For more details on cases by specific schools, click here.

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