DHEC reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, 2 in Beaufort County

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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.

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