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DHEC hosting numerous free Coronavirus testing sites across SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is urging people to get tested for Coronavirus. DHEC has set up numerous testing sites across the State. These sites are located at various locations, and many are free. To check testing sites from DHEC,  click here: https://scdhec.gov/covid19/covid-19-testing-locations Categories: ABC Columbia News Update (Second Row), Local News Tags:…

3,952 new coronavirus cases in SC, 28 new deaths

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — DHEC reported 3,952 new cases of covid-19 in South Carolina Sunday, and 28 confirmed deaths. South Carolina’s total confirmed cases is 296,093. 5,042 South Carolinians have died from the virus. Of the 13,364 most recent test results, 29.6 percent were reported positive. Categories: ABC Columbia News Update (Second Row), Local News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, DHEC

DHEC reports 4,219 new coronavirus cases, 84 deaths in SC

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Saturday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 4,219 new coronavirus cases and 84 new deaths in the state. This data is accurate as of Wednesday, December 30th. South Carolina now has a total of 287,776 positive cases since the outbreak began, and a total of 4,968 deaths. Out of 12,722 tests taken, 33.2% were…

DHEC reports 74 Coronavirus deaths in SC, 3,111 new cases

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Saturday, The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 3,111 new Coronavirus cases and 74 deaths. New confirmed deaths: 74 Summary click here Cumulative totals (scdhec.gov/COVID19) Confirmed and probable cases: 266,678/22,214 Confirmed and probable deaths: 4,736/388 Tests performed for South Carolinians: 3,487,809 Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest) Testing opportunities available statewide: 158 Percent positive (scdhec.gov/COVID19dashboard 14,427 new individual test results…

DHEC hosting more than 250 mobile Coronavirus test sites

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– State Health officials are urging those who took part in holiday gatherings and travel to get tested for Coronavirus. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says there are more than 250 testing sites across SC. DHEC says most health department testing sites will be closed through December 28 for the holiday. Please contact the…

Latest Coronavirus cases in SC spike to daily case record high

SC surpasses another record high in COVID cases just ahead of the holiday

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The number of new COVID cases in South Carolina skyrocketed Wednesday as people rush to get tested before the holiday. According to the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), for the past 11 days straight the agency has reported more than 2 thousand COVID cases daily.  That was until today Wednesday, December 23 when South…

DHEC: 2,583 new Coronavirus cases and 36 new deaths in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Sunday 2,583 new Coronavirus cases and 36 new deaths. DHEC says there were 11,553 new individual test results reported statewide and the Percent positive was 22.4%. Testing opportunities (scdhec.gov/findatest) Testing opportunities available statewide: 139   Categories: ABC Columbia News Update (Second Row), Local News, News Tags: Coronavirus

DHEC hosting numerous Coronavirus test sites across SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking to get a Coronavirus test, State health officials continue to host test sites across South Carolina. SCDHEC/Twitter DHEC reports that testing for COVID-19 is essential because it helps identify people who are infected with the virus, whether or not they have symptoms, so they can isolate themselves and keep those around them from…