Maps and Trends: Coronavirus in South Carolina

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Jun 12, 2020 at 12:01 AM Jun 12, 2020 at 4:59 PM

After originating in China late last year, the coronavirus has spread globally and now in South Carolina.

As of Thursday, June 11, 2020, South Carolina has 16,441 confirmed cases and 588 deaths as a result of the virus. Hover over each county below to see the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in each, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Updates to the map typically will happen each afternoon, as the DHEC releases new information. Check the note just underneath the map to see the last time it was updated.

Below are resources to track the cases in South Carolina and beyond.

GoUpstate’s coronavirus coverage

Which SC counties have the most coronavirus cases? 

The following counties have highest number of confirmed cases:

Greenville County: 2,492 Richland County: 2,006 Lexington County: 992 Charleston County: 910 Spartanburg County: 887 Horry County: 849 Florence County: 751 York County: 557 Sumter County: 556 Beaufort County: 507 Kershaw County: 404 Darlington County: 342 Clarendon County: 320 Orangeburg County: 301 Which SC counties have the most coronavirus deaths? 

Richland County: 70 Greenville County: 67 Florence County: 43 Clarendon County: 41 Lexington County: 38 Spartanburg County: 37 Horry County: 33 Fairfield County: 20 Sumter County: 19 Berkeley County: 19 Lee County: 19 Colleton County: 16 Kershaw County: 15 Williamsburg County: 15 Beaufort County: 14 Charleston County: 14 Darlington County: 12 York County: 10 Which age group in SC is COVID-19 hitting the hardest? 

10 and under: 3% 11-20: 8% 21-30: 16% 31-40: 15%  41-50: 15% 51-60: 16% 61-70: 13% 71-80: 8% 81 and older: 6% Average age: 46 years old

Age range: <1 month - 105 years old

*according to SCDHEC

Coronavirus trends in South Carolina The following line chart shows the coronavirus trend in South Carolina, starting from the first-reported positive cases and deaths.