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AAMC reports four new COVID-19 cases

Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC)

As of 4 p.m. Monday, Abbeville Area Medical Center announced four new positive results from COVID-19 testing.

In a news release, AAMC said the hospital's staff had completed a total of 179 tests, with 143 coming back negative and 24 pending.

Of the hospital's current positive results, 9 cases are from Abbeville County with one from an unknown county, the release said.

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Greenwood County recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday — its highest single-day tally to date — while Laurens County had three new cases and Abbeville County and Saluda County each saw two.

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