SC-DHEC announces 1,105 new cases of COVID-19, percent positive is 15.2%

Posted August 3, 2020 3:11 pm | Filed under Featured, Local News, News

1,105 new cases of the coronavirus were announced Monday afternoon with 78 of those coming from York County. 21 were from Lancaster County and 10 were from Chester County. 7,257 people were tested for the virus yesterday and 15.2% tested positive.

11 additional confirmed deaths were also announced with one dating back to July 21st. The deaths include an elderly Chester County individual who passed away on Saturday.

There have been 92,404 cases of the virus since the pandemic began and the recovery rate is 89%. There have been 1,721 confirmed deaths and the death rate is 1.86%.