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SC, Pee Dee coronavirus numbers higher than a week ago
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SC, Pee Dee coronavirus numbers higher than a week ago

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina reported 704 confirmed coronavirus cases, 482 probable cases, 11 confirmed deaths and no probable deaths in the latest coronavirus case and death numbers that were released Monday.

These numbers cover a three-day period that ended Saturday. The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control no longer releases reports on Saturdays and Sundays.

In the Pee Dee, during the same three-day period, 44 confirmed cases, 29 probable cases, five confirmed deaths and no probable deaths were reported.

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These numbers are higher than the same three-day period from the previous week. Statewide, 448 confirmed cases, 232 probable cases, nine confirmed deaths and one probable death were reported. In the Pee Dee, 28 confirmed cases, 14 probable cases and one confirmed death were reported.

On Thursday of last week, of the 235 confirmed cases and 160 probable cases reported in the state, 15 confirmed cases and one probable case were from the Pee Dee. Of the seven confirmed deaths reported statewide, two were in Marlboro County and one was in Darlington County.

On Friday, of the 240 confirmed cases and 183 probable cases reported in the state, 22 confirmed cases and 10 probable cases were reported in the Pee Dee. Two confirmed deaths were reported statewide. One was in Florence County

On Saturday, of the 229 confirmed cases and 139 probable cases reported in the state, seven confirmed cases and 18 probable cases were reported in the Pee Dee. Two deaths were reported statewide. One was in Marlboro County.

On Saturday, the state reported 6,952 tests with 4.3% positivity.

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