December 31, 2020
Columbia, South Carolina -As first announced on November 21, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will not report daily COVID-19 figures on New Year’s Day. The data to be reported on January 1 will be available online the next day.
In addition, although DHEC will continue to provide daily updates on COVID-19 on the agency’s webpage from January 2, 2021, the same information provided by scdhec.gov/COVID19 will no longer be reported in repeated press releases. DHEC will make a public announcement on its social media platform when it updates its webpage with its new COVID-19 data that day. The COVID-19 homepage provides exactly the same information provided in the daily press release, and this page will continue to be updated every day.
DHEC will continue to issue press releases announcing important new information about the state’s COVID-19 response and will continue to keep South Carolina up to date with the latest information. For the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit scdhec.gov/vaxfacts.
South Carolina Daily COVID-19 Update (December 31, 2020)
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the following COVID-19 update.
Current cases and deaths (scdhec.gov/COVID19)
Cumulative total (scdhec.gov/COVID19)
- Confirmed and possible cases: 283,424 / 24,083
- Confirmed and possible deaths: 4,885 / 411
- Test conducted on South Carolina: 3,663,351
Test opportunity (scdhec.gov/COVID19testing)
- Test opportunities available statewide: 280
Positive percentage (Scdhec.gov/COVID19 Information Homepage)
- Yesterday, 10,369 individual test results were reported across the state (excluding antibody tests)
- Active 31.2%
The above information and extensive reports on county-level information and demographic information are available at scdhec.gov/COVID19.Website update Between 1pm and 3pm on weekdays and between 11am and 1pm on weekends. Please visit scdhec.gov/COVID19vaccine for the latest vaccine information.
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