SC-DHEC announces 59 new coronavirus cases in York Co., 26 in Lancaster Co.

Posted June 29, 2020 3:57 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

1,320 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by SC-DHEC Monday afternoon. 59 of those cases were from York County, 26 from Lancaster County and 2 from Chester County.

8,191 people were tested for the virus on Sunday and 15.5% tested positive.

1,032 hospital beds are occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. The statewide hospital bed utilization rate is at 69.83%

SC-DHEC also announced 4 additional deaths, bringing the death total to 717.

With 34,546 confirmed cases and 717 confirmed deaths the COVID-19 death rate in South Carolin is 2.0%. The recovery rate remains at 80%.