Coronavirus

“It’s scary”: Kershaw County residents respond to rise in COVID-19 cases

DHEC says five of seven presumptive positive cases have originated in the county

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — One confirmed case and five presumptive positive cases of coronavirus have been identified in people who live in Camden, according to South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). As a response, several people are taking extra precautions to keep themselves safe. “There’s a lot of people who are acting like they’re not concerned…

State officials: SC has two confirmed positive cases of Coronavirus

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, along with state health officials, updated the cases of Coronavirus in South Carolina. At the briefing, Governor Henry McMaster said they have spoken to Vice President Pence about the Coronavirus. McMaster briefing McMaster says the risk still remains low in the state and that South Carolinians should practice good hygiene. If…

Developing: Governor McMaster to hold update on Coronavirus in SC

McMaster will be joined by state public health officials Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is set to hold an updated briefing on the Coronavirus in South Carolina. According to the Governor’s Office, McMaster will be joined by state public health officials for a media briefing to update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The update is set for 3:00 PM Monday….

Governor McMaster releases statement on additional ‘presumptive’ cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– South Carolina  Governor Henry McMaster released a statement Sunday in response to DHEC reporting it has identified four additional possible cases of Coronavirus in the state. Mcmaster statement: “Healthcare authorities in South Carolina are following established protocols and procedures in addressing the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. There is no cause for public alarm or speculation. It’s important to…

Governor to meet with health officials on 2 ‘presumptive’ cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC  (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster will hold a media update with state public health officials  Saturday to address 2 potential cases of Coronavirus in South Carolina. Late Friday the Governor released a statement in response to word that there are two possible cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in South Carolina: “Healthcare authorities in South Carolina have been preparing…

DHEC: No confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Carolina as of Thursday

DHEC presented the most recent results to members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –With the number of people who have come down with coronavirus continuing the rise, there are still no confirmed cases in South Carolina as of Thursday Officials with the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) spoke with members of the Senate Medical Affairs Committee Thursday morning to tell them people should not panic. DHEC officials…

SC DHEC monitoring patients for Coronavirus, No confirmed cases

SC DHEC officials are reporting that they are monitoring 13 people, Five tests came back negative

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control is monitoring the Coronavirus. North Carolina is now reporting one case of covid-19 and Georgia reported at least two cases. In Washington State at least nine people have died. In South Carolina, DHEC officials are reporting that they are monitoring 13 people, and five tests came back negative….