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:
- September 19, 2020City of Charleston Prepares for Series of High Tides, Flooding
With an 8.7-foot tide forecast for Sunday morning—potentially the third highest non-tropical high tide since 1934—City of Charleston emergency management officials urge residents and visitors to prepa …
- September 16, 2020Free Parking Voucher
Click here for a free parking voucher from the city of Charleston to use to rediscover downtown and safely explore your favorite local businesses. Scan the voucher when exiting for 2 free hours in par …
- September 15, 2020Potential for Major Tidal Flooding Tonight; Additional Flooding into the Weekend
The National Weather Service in Charleston has forecast major flooding for Charleston around this evening’s 7:05 p.m. high tide and near-major flooding around Wednesday and Thursday evenings’ high tid …
- September 9, 2020Charleston Sues 24 Fossil Fuel Companies for Costs of Surviving Climate Change
Lawsuit Details Decades of Industry Deception About Their Products’ Dangers
- September 3, 2020City of Charleston Plans for Partial Preservation of St. Julian Devine Chimneys
After learning of the safety report calling for the demolition of the St. Julian Devine chimneys, Mayor Tecklenburg convened a meeting of project managers and engineers to discuss possible alternative …
- August 31, 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 …
- August 31, 2020City Face Covering Ordinance
At their meeting on June 25, 2020, Charleston City Council approved an emergency ordinance requiring face coverings in public areas throughout the city of Charleston to reduce risk of exposure to COVI …