May 23: 10 new COVID-19 cases reported in Spartanburg County

May 23: 10 new COVID-19 cases reported in Spartanburg County

Spartanburg County reported 10 new cases of novel coronavirus COVID-19 on Saturday bringing the county’s total number of cases to 449 and 16 deaths. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 248 new cases and 6 additional deaths. The total number of cases statewide is 9,895 with 425 who have died. Five of the additional deaths occurred in elderly people in Chesterfield, Florence, Marion, Richland and York counties. One of the additional deaths occurred in a middle-aged person in Clarendon County. Cherokee County reported one new case on Saturday bringing the total number of cases in the county to 27 cases and two deaths. Union County reported no new cases with 31 total cases and no deaths. As of Thursday, a total of 163,818 total tests have been conducted in the state by both DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory and private labs. The number of new cases by county are: Aiken (2), Barnwell (2), Beaufort (22), Berkeley (3), Charleston (10), Cherokee (1), Chester (2), Chesterfield (11), Clarendon (1), Colleton (3), Darlington (2), Dillon (2), Dorchester (11), Fairfield (3), Florence (15), Georgetown (2), Greenville (30), Greenwood (3), Horry (11), Jasper (2), Kershaw (10), Lancaster (1), Lee (4), Lexington (14), Marion (3), Marlboro (18), Oconee (1), Orangeburg (12), Pickens (4), Richland (14), Saluda (1), Spartanburg (10), Sumter (4), Williamsburg (9), York (5).
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