South Carolina COVID 19 numbers from Tuesday

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control yesterday announced 701 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and  22 additional confirmed deaths.  For a second day in a row, nine cases were added from Oconee County.  This brings the total number of SC confirmed cases to 130,917 and confirmed deaths to 2,943.

The total number of individual test results reported to DHEC Monday statewide was 4,465 (not including antibody tests) and the percent positive was 15.7%.