Marlboro County schools to remain fully virtual through end of January

CDC recommends masks in public settings

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Students in the Marlboro County School District will continue with fully virtual classes through the end of January.

According to information from the district, virtual learning will continue until Monday, Feb. 1. Leaders cited the number of COVID-19 cases in the county as the reason for the decision.

“We will continue to monitor our district’s numbers and make the best decision for our students and staff,” an announcement from the MCSD stated.

As of Jan. 19, Marlboro County has recorded 1,992 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic and 29 deaths, according to information from the Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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