250+ COVID-19 Cases Reported in the Upstate

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 770 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Saturday, June 13 of which a third is from the Upstate.

Below are the number of new cases in the Upstate as reported by DHEC:

  • Abbeville (1)
  • Anderson (10)
  • Cherokee (5)
  • Greenville (157)
  • Greenwood (14)
  • Laurens (8)
  • Oconee (3)
  • Pickens (17)
  • Spartanburg (41)
  • Union (2)

Officials reported six additional deaths Saturday including one in Cherokee and Greenville counties.

The first week of June has seen an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Upstate, especially Greenville where it is now identified as a hot spot in the state. Currently, Greenville county has 2,779 confirmed cases.

As of this posting, DHEC announced the statewide total of confirmed cases to 17,955. DHEC reports 70.17% of hospital beds are currently in use, with 523 of them occupied by confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients.

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