Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

Updated July 30, 2020 at 12:00 pm

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

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (July 29, 2020)

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

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

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

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

South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (July 24, 2020)

South Carolina Exceeds Testing Goal for July; Latest COVID-19 Update (July 20, 2020)

DHEC, LLR Announce Joint Order Granting Temporary Authorization to Practice for Nursing Graduates in Order to Boost Staffing at Health Care Facilities

South Carolina Announces First Confirmed Cases of MIS-C Associated with COVID-19; Daily COVID-19 Update (July 12, 2020)

DHEC Promotes COVID-19 Grant Opportunity for Virtually Connecting Nursing Home Residents with Loved Ones

DHEC Increases Testing Goals Each Month through End of the Year; South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update (June 22, 2020)

DHEC Warns of Increased Cases of COVID-19 in Youth and Young Adults, Latest COVID-19 Update (June 19, 2020)

Dr. Bell: “Every day that we don’t all do our part, we extend the duration of this virus,” Latest COVID-19 Update (June 18, 2020)

Stephen Colbert Encourages South Carolinians to #StaySCStrong

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.