NEWS

12 COVID deaths in Lexington County, 21 West Columbia cases

Lexington County DHEC map.

Lexington County had recorded 12 coronavirus -related deaths as of Saturday, according to statistics from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.

The West Columbia ZIP code of 29169 had 21 coronavirus cases as of Sunday. The Cayce ZIP code of 29033 recorded eight cases and 29170, in the Springdale area has 20 cases, according to DHEC.

After Richland County with 18 deaths, only Greenville County, with 16, had more coronavirus-related deaths than Lexington County. Horry County also had 12 as of Saturday evening.

In Lexington County the 29210 ZIP had 56 cases of coronavirus, as of Saturday. That was the most in the county. The 29072 ZIP code had 53 cases and the 29063 ZIP code had 43 cases.

Richland County, with 18, leads the state in the number of coronavirus-related deaths, as of Saturday.

In Richland County, the 29223 ZIP code had 155 coronavirus cases and the 29224 had 84 cases. The 29203 ZIP code had 74 cases as of Saturday. Those are the top three ZIPs for COVID-19 in Richland County.