Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

Updated April 9, 2020 at 7:22 am

The links provided below will be updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates.

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (April 8, 2020)

DHEC Urges Smokers to Use Free Quitline to Better Protect Against COVID-19 Complications (April 8, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (April 7, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update  (April 6, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Four Additional Deaths Related to COVID-19, 210 New Cases (April 1, 2020)

South Carolina announces two additional deaths related to COVID-19, 151 new cases (March 30, 2020)

South Carolina announces additional 82 cases of COVID-19 (March 25, 2020)


DHEC is closely monitoring a rapidly emerging outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). DHEC is investigating cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina.

If you’re experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, MUSC Health encourages you to do a free virtual visit and use the promo code “COVID19.”

If you are concerned about your health or are showing symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call your personal doctor or healthcare provider. They can evaluate the cause of your illness and, if appropriate, can discuss testing for COVID-19 with DHEC. If you meet the criteria for testing, DHEC will help arrange testing with your healthcare provider.

For general questions about COVID-19, the DHEC Care Line is here to help. Call 1-855-472-3432. Staff are answering calls from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.