South Carolina COVID-19 Statistics

Updated Sep 26, 2020 @ 1:27am EDT
Population  5,148,000   |   Policy  Reopening State
Cases
143,902
Total
2.8% Per Capita
Deaths
3,297
Total
0.064% Per Capita
Recovered
0
Total
140,605 In Recovery
New Cases
0
September 26
0% Growth

Yesterday there were 1,195 new confirmed* cases, 0 recoveries, 18 deaths. The current 7-day rolling average of 1,084 new cases/day grew 33.3% from 14 days ago, while the average of 18 deaths/day declined 25% in South Carolina, at that rate...

Cases in 7 Days
152,033
Estimated
8,131 New Cases
Cases in 14 Days
161,193
Estimated
17,291 New Cases
Cases in 30 Days
186,709
Estimated
42,807 New Cases
South Carolina
Mortality Rate
2.3%
Currently
W.H.O.
Mortality Rate
3.6%
Average
Deaths in 7 Days
3,414
Estimated
117 New Deaths
Deaths in 14 Days
3,515
Estimated
218 New Deaths
Deaths in 30 Days
3,688
Estimated
391 New Deaths

* The number of cases displayed reflects how many have been tested & confirmed so far. It does NOT include the potentially many undetected people who are currently infected with COVID-19, whether asymptomatic or undiagnosed.


Testing Stats

Tests Performed
1,226,467
Total as of Sep 25
23.82% Per Capita
Tests Per Day
16,438
7 Day Avg
0.32% Per Capita
Positive Test Rate
6.2%
7 Day Avg
W.H.O. target: 10% max
Another gauge of expanding infection is an increasing positive test rate relative to overall testing.

Hospitalization Stats

The average rate of non-ICU hospitalization is 15%. South Carolina has approximately 12,356 non-ICU hospital beds in total.
Current Non-ICU Patients
21,091
Estimated (15% of Cases)
Non-ICU Capacity
170%
Estimated In Use
The average rate of ICU hospitalization is 5%. States have on average 20 - 30 ICU beds per 100,000 people, so South Carolina has roughly between 1030 and 1545 ICU beds. At the current rate South Carolina...
Current ICU Patients
7,030
Estimated (5% of Cases)
ICU Capacity
455% - 682%
Estimated In Use

Aggregate Daily & Cumulative Stats

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Helpful Resources

CDC: How to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19
EPA Approved Disinfectants for Use Against COVID-19
Dont Panic: Comprehensive COVID-19 Guide
Food Safety and COVID-19: A Comprehensive Guide

Data Sources:
John Hopkins CSSE
CDC Testing Report

References:
https://www.aha.org/statistics/fast-facts-us-hospitals
http://www.centerforhealthsecurity.org/cbn/2020/cbnreport-02272020.html
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/10/simple-math-alarming-answers-covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
https://covidactnow.org/
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