South Carolina Daily COVID-19 Update (December 19, 2020)

December 19, 2020

COLUMBIA, SC The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the following updates to COVID-19.

Today’s cases and deaths (

Cumulative sums (

  • Confirmed and probable cases: 250 386/20 151
  • Confirmed and probable deaths: 4529/366
  • Tests performed for the South Carolinian: 3,286,655

Test opportunities (

  • Test opportunities across the country: 167

Percent positive (

  • 12,767 new individual test results reported nationwide (excluding antibody tests)
  • 22.9% positive

Plant reports

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