DHEC: South Carolina adds nearly 19,500 new COVID-19 cases

19,483 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in South Carolina on Friday. TheSouth Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) shared the new numbers late in the morning. Education News: DD2 closing specific schools depending on COVID case numbers. Of the new cases,15,409 were confirmed while 4,074 were probable. 34 new deaths were also counted. Of these,28 were confirmed and six were probable.