Oconeean’s death traced to COVID-19

The death of an elderly Oconeean on the 6th of March is traced by the state health agency to COVID-19.  The death is one of 15 added today to the statewide death toll.  DHEC confirmed an additional 466 cases, 12 of them in Oconee County. Of 8,198 test results, the new South Carolina positivity:  8.6%.  Today’s numbers reflect a 24-hour period that expired at 11:59 pm Monday.