SC among high-risk coronavirus states, mandatory quarantine in effect for travelers to NY, NJ and Connecticut
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – On Wednesday, Governor Cuomo joined by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said anyone visiting the states from Florida and other high-risk states for coronavirus will have to quarantine for 14 days.
BREAKING: NY, NJ, CT governors announce joint travel advisory.
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The governors called the quarantine “common sense.”
On Tuesday, officials with South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 890 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 14 additional confirmed deaths. There are currently 824 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19.
This brings the total number of people confirmed cases to 26,572, probable cases to 41, confirmed deaths to 673, and zero probable deaths.