South Carolina DHEC

S.C. DHEC: COVID cases down, deaths continue to rise

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Today South Carolina DHEC reports the first confirmed cases of the BA.2 Omicron sub-variant in the state, coming out of the Midlands region. Doctor Brannon Traxler with S.C. DHEC says early data shows the sub-variant is more transmissible but does not appear to cause  more severe disease. Doctor Traxler is reminding the public that covid cases are…