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Coronavirus
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July 14, 2020 - 4:23 pm
South Carolina hospitals are short-staffed and low on testing supplies in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic, administrators told U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday, as the state saw its second-highest daily number of new confirmed cases.
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Coronavirus testing
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July 12, 2020 - 9:10 pm
South Carolina’s coronavirus case count continues to climb with the state reporting an additional 1,950 confirmed cases Sunday, after adding a single-day high of more than 2,200 cases a day earlier.
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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster
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July 10, 2020 - 3:15 pm
In an effort to stem South Carolina’s raging coronavirus outbreak, particularly among young adults he says are gathering in unsafe groupings, Gov. Henry McMaster is shutting off the late-night sale of alcohol at bars and restaurants across the state.
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July 08, 2020 - 9:59 pm
The state needs to reduce its high rate of cases so students can return to school safely, Department of Education Superintendent Molly Spearman told a state Senate subcommittee meeting.
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A car turns in at a location for drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Prisma Richland Hospital
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July 07, 2020 - 7:17 am
More than 100 inmates have been infected with COVID-19 in a South Carolina prison where one inmate has already died from the disease caused by the coronavirus.
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South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster
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July 01, 2020 - 6:57 pm
South Carolina reported more people in the hospital and more deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday than any day since the pandemic began in March, overwhelming the ability to track cases and try to slow the spreading outbreak, the state’s top infectious disease specialist said.
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Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach
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June 30, 2020 - 2:33 pm
As South Carolina approaches a holiday weekend often an anchor for its typically booming tourism industry, and the state’s numbers of positive coronavirus tests continue to rise, public health officials are encouraging people to just stay home.
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June 27, 2020 - 9:06 am
As South Carolina reported a record-high number of COVID-19 hospitalizations Friday, Gov. Henry McMaster doubled down on his stance that a statewide mask requirement could not be enforced.
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The statue of former U.S. vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun hovers above its monument after contractors completed a 17-hour removal process on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
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AP News
June 25, 2020 - 7:33 am
The historic South Carolina city of Charleston removed a symbol of its legacy on Wednesday, after crews labored night and day to take away a statue honoring John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war.
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Medical University of South Carolina project manager Amy Jackson adjusts her face mask as healthcare providers dress in protective suiting
(AP Photo/Mic Smith)
AP News
June 01, 2020 - 9:25 pm
There are plenty of signs in the statistics that South Carolina is seeing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the state.
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