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DHEC investigating 46 additional Coronavirus cases

DHEC: total number statewide 173 cases in 30 counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Saturday, announced it is investigating 46 additional cases of the coronavirus. DHEC say this brings the total number statewide to 173 cases in 30 counties. According to DHEC: New positive cases Anderson County: 4 cases Beaufort County: 4 cases Charleston County: 4 cases Colleton County: 1 case…

DHEC announces 13 additional presumptive cases of Coronavirus in SC

DHEC says this brings the total number statewide to 60 cases in 14 counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Wednesday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced it is investigating 13 additional cases of coronavirus. DHEC says this brings the total number statewide to 60 cases in 14 counties. Per a release from SC DHEC: “We emphasize the importance of practicing disease prevention measures and following recommendations for social distancing to protect our…

SC DHEC confirms nine new cases of Coronavirus, brings total to 28

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Sunday nine additional cases of coronavirus. DHEC says this brings the total number of cases, statewide, to 28. According to officials, as the state’s case counts expectedly increases, DHEC will publicly report information about facilities and locations that impacted communities should be aware of, where special…

DHEC announces new presumptive case of Coronavirus in SC

DHEC is investigating one new possible case of the #COVID19 novel coronavirus in Lancaster County

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Department of Health officials announced Wednesday, they are investigating another possible case of Coronavirus. SC DHEC officials say the new case is a woman in Lancaster County. Officials say there is no known travel outside of the U.S. and they are working to determine who she may have had contact with. This latest cases brings…

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…

Number of flu cases in South Carolina steadily on the rise

DHEC says nearly 100 people have already been hospitalized this flu season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –More and more people across the state are starting to come down with the flu. Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) says nearly 100 people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms already this year. “We had our first flu-associated death that was reported in the Upstate a few weeks ago, and…