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South Carolina Daily COVID-19 Update (December 26, 2020)


December 26, 2020


COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the following COVID-19 updates.


Today's cases and deaths (

New confirmed/probable total cases: 3,111/151 Summary click here

New confirmed/probable total deaths: 74/7 Summary click here


Cumulative totals (

Confirmed and probable cases: 266,678/22,214

  • Confirmed and probable deaths: 4,736/388
  • Tests performed for South Carolinians: 3,487,809

Testing opportunities (

  • Testing opportunities available statewide: 158

Percent positive (

  • 14,427 individual test results reported statewide yesterday (not including antibody tests)
  • 21.6% percent positive

Facility reports

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Additional information and resources



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