Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

September 29, 2020

Updated Sep 29, 2020 at 8:35 am

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

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (September 28, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (September 27, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (September 26, 2020)

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (September 25, 2020)

DHEC Updates Numbers with Delayed Results from Out-of-State Lab; Latest COVID-19 Update (September 22, 2020)

DHEC’s Third Data Analysis of Mask Ordinances Continues to Show Effectiveness of Masks; Latest COVID-19 Update (September 18, 2020)

CDC Updates Criteria for Tracking and Reporting COVID-19 Cases

DHEC Launches SIMON for Enhancing South Carolina’s Vaccination Capabilities

DHEC and Partners to Develop State COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Using Federal Guidance

DHEC Launches COVID-19 Pledge Project for South Carolina’s Business Community (September 8, 2020)

DHEC Provides Online Reporting of COVID-19 Cases among Public and Private Schools (September 4, 2020)

DHEC Provides New Guidelines for Limited Outdoor Visitation at Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities (September 1, 2020)

DHEC Updates COVID-19 Testing Recommendations(August 30, 2020)

DHEC Improves Online Reporting of COVID-19 Data (August 28, 2020)

Dr. Bell: “Data shows that wearing face masks works”

DHEC Unveils New County-Level COVID-19 Online Resource (August 11, 2020)

DHEC Encourages South Carolinians to Respond to Legitimate COVID-19 Contact Tracers, Stay Vigilant Against Scams

South Carolinians Encouraged to Take Action to Fight the Spread(Aug. 8, 2020)

SC Cases by County & ZIP Code (COVID-19)

SC Demographic Data (COVID-19)

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

If you are 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.