North Carolina health officials reported a total of 2,093 cases of coronavirus across 86 counties on Friday morning. There have also been 19 virus-related deaths, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).
The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association along with the Scofflaw Brewing Company has launched a relief fund to help those who work in the hospitality industry who have been affected by COVID-19.
First responders are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic every day, but if they wind up testing positive for the virus, some in South Carolina may have to use their own sick leave or vacation time if they have to go into quarantine.
Officials with the University of South Carolina announced Thursday that remote learning will be extended through the end of the Summer II semester, which is August 1 for the Columbia and Palmetto College campuses.
It’s a crucial time of the month for those already impacted financially by COVID-19. Thursday signals the start of a new payment cycle for rental, utility and mortgage payments for many around the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.