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LATEST UPDATES (Updated 4:49 p.m., May 6) Positive tests in S.C.: 6,841 (+93) Positive tests in Charleston County (total): 464 Negative tests in S.C.: 61,925 Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 296 (+13) [image-2] Source: Department of Health and Environmental Control, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation CURRENT GUIDELINES As always, check the Centers for Disease Control for the latest […]

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1/20 COVID-19 update: 3,567 cases; 24.9% positive; 56 deaths

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COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,567 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with 56 additional confirmed deaths. As of Saturday, officials say daily updates include all reported cases after the state resolved an internal issue that caused some data to be partially reported last week. With 14,331 tests reported Wednesday, 24.9% were positive. As of 2:48 p.m. Jan. […]

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Charleston-area leaders react to Biden-Harris inauguration

President Joe Biden’s and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inaugurations played out on live television at home for most, relegated far from the nation’s capital because of the COVID-19 pandemic. State Rep. JA Moore, D-Hanahan, said he backed now-Vice President Kamala Harris ahead of last year’s state Democratic primary after learning he was about to become […]

SC January case count has already surpassed previous monthly totals

South Carolina health officials counted another 3,567 cases Wednesday, bringing the state’s monthly total to 78,522.

1/20 COVID-19 update: 3,567 cases; 24.9% positive; 56 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,567 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, with 56 additional confirmed deaths. As of Saturday, officials say daily updates include all reported cases after the state resolved an internal issue that caused some data to be partially reported last week. With 14,331 tests reported Wednesday, 24.9% were positive. As of 2:48 p.m. Jan. […]

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