DHEC

Richland One, Prisma Health and DHEC hosting drive thru COVID-19 Vaccine clinics

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking to get a COVID-19 vaccine, one Midlands School District is hosting several clinics. Richland School District One, Prisma Health and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will host four free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics this summer. You can get your shot on July 1 and July 22 at Caughman Road…

169 cases of COVID-19, 1 new death in SC Sunday

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Sunday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 169 new cases of COVID-19, and 99 probable cases. DHEC also announced 1 additional death to the more than 8,500 total deaths statewide since the pandemic began. South Carolina has now reported 492,308 cases of the virus. Of the most recent tests taken, DHEC reported 1.8% came back positive….

159 cases of COVID-19, 5 new deaths on SCENE Sunday

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Sunday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 159 new cases of COVID-19 and 109 probable cases. Five additional deaths were also reported. South Carolina has reported a total of 491,648 cases and 8,572 since the pandemic began. DHEC says of the most recent tests taken, 2.4% came back positive. Categories: Local News, State Tags: COVID-19, DHEC

173 cases of COVID-19, 4 new deaths in SC Saturday

COLUMBIA (WOLO): 173 new cases of COVD-19 were announced by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control Saturday, along with 140 probable cases. Another 4 deaths were also added to the 8,567 total deaths statewide. South Carolina has reported a total of 491,541 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. DHEC says 2% of the most recent tests results…

205 cases of COVID-19, 4 new deaths Saturday in SC

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Saturday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 205 new cases of COVID-19, along with 121 probable cases. Another 4 deaths have also been reported. South Carolina has now reported a total of 490,176 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, and 8,517 total deaths. DHEC also reports a 2.3% positivity rate. Categories: Local News, State Tags:…

261 cases of COVID-19, 17 deaths in SC Sunday

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Sunday, the state Department of Health & Environmental Control announced 261 new cases of COVID-19, and 218 probable cases. Another 17 deaths have also been reported. South Carolina has reported a total of 488,797 cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, and 8,498 confirmed deaths. The health agency says of the 10,905 most recent tests, 3.5% of them…

325 new cases of COVID-19, 12 additional deaths Saturday in SC

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Saturday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 325 new cases of COVID-19, and 204 probable cases, bringing the states total number of cases reported to 488,512. South Carolina also announced 12 more deaths Saturday.  8,484 South Carolinians have died from the virus since the pandemic began. DHEC reported a 2.9% positivity rate of the most recent tests taken….

School officials react as SCDE cancels state mask policy following McMaster’s order

COLUMBIA (WOLO): Chaos in the classroom. School districts across the state are reassessing their mask policies after Governor McMaster issued an executive order Tuesday allowing parents and students to choose if they want to wear a mask or not. The State Department of Education Wednesday said the governor has no legal grounds to do so, but also rescinded the state’s…