COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSAV) – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Wednesday the agency is investigating 13 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the statewide total to 60 cases in 14 counties.
The 13 new cases are broken down by county below.
- Beaufort County- 2 new cases
- Charleston County- 1 new case
- Greenville County- 1 new case
- Horry County- 1 new case
- Kershaw County- 3 new cases
- Lee County- 1 new case
- Lexington County- 1 new case
- Richland County- 3 new cases
To see a map of COVID-19 cases by county, click here.
This update comes one day after South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered all restaurants and bars in the state to close dine-in services until further notice. All public schools have also been closed.
South Carolinians with signs of illness are asked to stay home and contact a doctor or use the state’s telehealth options before going to a healthcare facility. Citizens are also asked to continue to practice social distancing, hand washing, and other basic precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
WSAV has the latest updates on the coronavirus here.