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What you need to know: As case numbers show a long-term drop in South Carolina and the rest of the nation, they are rising in other parts of the world, driven by high case numbers in South America and an “uncontrolled” outbreak in India, according to The New York Times. Source: NYT

Latest COVID-19 data

South Carolina health officials reported 660 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, with eight confirmed deaths.

With 25,695 tests reported Saturday, 4.4% were positive.

Source: Department of Health and Environmental Control, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Confirmed cases in S.C.: 481,592 (+570)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 42,727 (+30)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 17,629 (+15)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 17,361 (+17)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,367 (+8)