Author: Kimberlei Davis

1,725 COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,725 new confirmed cases and no new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 26 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. There are currently 1,438 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19, and 177 of those patients are on…

1,700+ new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,723 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 22 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. There are currently 1,433 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. This brings the total number of…

Governor McMaster invests $2.4M in Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Governor McMaster announced today that he is allocating $2.4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to the state’s eight historically black colleges and universities. Originally a recommendation from accelerateSC, this investment will be used to support online instruction at each institution by upgrading hardware and by purchasing software, eLearning resources, and electronic textbooks.