Coronavirus cases across the country are on the rise, and there is one state that has seen a massive increase in cases compared to the previous week.
That state is South Carolina, and according to reports from Greenville News the state has reported 7,271 new COVID-19 cases the week ending Saturday. That number confirmed to the previous week has shown an 18.7% increase in new COVID-19 cases, with the worst counties for outbreaks on a per-person basis being Pickens, Abbeville and Newberry.
However, South Carolina's positive test rate measured in at 5.9%, which was lower than the week priors score of 6.5%. Last week South Carolina carried out 122,966 tests, and the week before it did 94,033. If you are interested in reading more about this story, check out this link here. If you want to track the coronavirus for yourself in your own state, a link to a tracker can be found here.
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