COVID19

DHEC reports 4,245 new COVID-19 cases and 56 new deaths Thursday

Coronavirus Cases and Deaths: SC DHEC 4,245 new cases

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Here are the latest Coronavirus numbers in our state as reported by DHEC Thursday. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 4,245 new cases. DHEC also reported 56 new deaths. This brings the total statewide number of deaths to over 10,000. Since the pandemic began, there have been well over 700,000 cases in the…

Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive pandemic

Movie theater chain AMC warns that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet

Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.

Police see uptick in speeding, fatal crashes amid pandemic

In Connecticut, traffic is down, but fatal crashes are up by 40%.

By Mina Kaji, Luke Barr and Amanda Maile ABC News – Stay-at-home orders are keeping more people off the roads, but police across the country are reporting a rise in reckless driving. In Connecticut, traffic has been cut in half compared to last year, but fatal motor vehicle accidents are up by about 40%. “We’re finding that with the open…

Camp KEMO and Camp Wonder Hands canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands has canceled this year’s Camp KEMO, a summer camp for children with cancer and Camp Wonder Hands, a camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing children, due to COVID-19 safety concerns. Both camps, offered free of charge through the generosity of community donors, plan to resume their typical programming schedule in 2021.