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1/24 COVID-19 update: 3,450 cases; 23.7% positive; 60 deaths

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COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,450 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, with 60 additional confirmed deaths. As of 3:20 p.m. Jan. 24, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: With 13,560 tests reported Sunday, 25.4% were positive. Confirmed cases in S.C.: 376,987 (+3,450)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 30,997 (+182)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 11,943 (+66)Total […]

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1/24 COVID-19 update: 3,450 cases; 23.7% positive; 60 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,450 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, with 60 additional confirmed deaths. As of 3:20 p.m. Jan. 24, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: With 13,560 tests reported Sunday, 25.4% were positive. Confirmed cases in S.C.: 376,987 (+3,450)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 30,997 (+182)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 11,943 (+66)Total […]

How South Carolina’s prison population dropped 30% in 11 years

When S.C. Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling arrived on the job in 2013, his first order of business was to find out how prisoners who had done their time were released back into society. He was in for an eye-opening experience.  Typically around the end of the month, prisoners who had done their time […]

Brittain: SC House needs to slow down on Santee Cooper

As a major commercial customer of Santee Cooper, I know rates for the hotels and resorts we manage are low and that the reliability of utility service to our properties is high. I am worried about a potential change in ownership of Santee Cooper, and I have big concerns about the “sell Santee Cooper” debate […]

SC tallies another 3,400 cases Saturday

COVID-19 cases continue to add up in South Carolina, with another 3,435 cases reported by state health officials on Saturday. Sixty-three deaths were also reported, bringing the cumulative total to 5,855 deceased statewide since the beginning of the pandemic. Among 14,494 total cases reported, the new count represents a 23.7% positive rate. The state remains […]