Coronavirus cases and fatalities in South Carolina
A regularly-updated map of confirmed COVID-19 cases, county by county.
The number is based on confirmed diagnostic tests. It is very likely that the true number of COVID-19 cases is higher as many cases are asymptomatic.
New COVID-19 cases and fatalities per day in South Carolina
This is a good indicator of “flattening the curve” — when there is a steady decreasing trend, it is an indicator that the spread of the disease is slowing down.
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Cases, updates, and charts on the coronavirus crisis for each US state and territory. Just follow the links below.
We tend to spend the most amount of time interacting with those who live closest to us. When around others, keep 6 feet between you when possible. If you’re sick, stay at home and don’t attend public gatherings.
Before you act, know your symptoms so you can make the best decision for care.
Adults age 65 and older, and people with underlying conditions, should take extra precautions.
If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call your healthcare provider.
Please also see our listing of telehealth virtual care providers in South Carolina.
Know about COVID-19
• Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person.
• The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has spread throughout the world.
• COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness.
Know how COVID-19 is spread
• You can become infected by coming into close contact (about 6 feet or two arm lengths) with a person who has COVID-19. COVID-19 is primarily spread from person to person.
• You can become infected from respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks.
• You may also be able to get it by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it, and then by touching your mouth, nose, or eyes.
Protect yourself and others from COVID-19
• There is currently no vaccine to protect against COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself is to avoid being exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19.
• Stay home as much as possible and avoid close contact with others. • Wear a cloth face covering that covers your nose and mouth in public settings.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcoholbased hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol
Coronavirus news in South Carolina:
- December 1, 2020City of Charleston Warming Center to Re-Open Tonight
Due to the expected cold temperatures this evening, the city of Charleston’s warming center will re-open at 8 p.m. tonight and will remain open until 7 a.m. tomorrow.
- November 30, 2020City of Charleston 2020 Holiday Events Update
This holiday season, the city of Charleston will hold the following holiday events. NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Holiday Parade and Holiday Boat Parade have been cancelled. …
- November 30, 2020City of Charleston Warming Center to Open Tonight
The city of Charleston will operate a warming center beginning at 8 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. tomorrow. Guests must arrive by 11 p.m. to be checked in. The warming center at the Arthur W. Christopher Com …
- November 19, 2020City Announces COVID-19 Regulations for West Ashley Holiday Market
The city of Charleston today announced plans for the West Ashley Holiday Market in Ackerman Park, which will take place on Sunday, November 22, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 55 Sycamore Avenue.
- November 19, 2020St. Julian Devine Community Center Smokestacks Task Force to Meet Today
The St. Julian Devine Community Center Smokestacks Task Force will meet for the first time at 11 a.m. today to hear an update from City of Charleston Capital Projects on the status of most recent insp …
- November 13, 2020Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston Free 2-Hour Parking Voucher
Kick off the holiday season by visiting your favorite local businesses with this year’s Holiday Magic in Historic Charleston free 2-hour parking voucher from the city of Charleston. The voucher is val …
- November 12, 2020With Coronavirus relief stalled in Washington, city Budget Committee works to close $18M shortfall
As Congress continues to squabble over emergency Covid relief funds for cities and counties, the city of Charleston Ad Hoc Budget Committee will meet via Zoom at 2 pm today to consider options to bala …
- November 9, 2020Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information
Mayor Tecklenburg and city leaders remain in close communication with federal, state and regional officials including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the CDC, S.C. DHEC, the U.S. Coast Guard and M …
- November 5, 2020Keep Charleston Beautiful Receives Funding to Support Beautification and Cleanup Efforts
Earlier this year, Keep Charleston Beautiful received a Keep South Carolina Beautiful Annual Support Grant in the amount of $9,000 to help fund initiatives related to litter prevention, litter cleanup …