Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

DHEC continues to work with federal, state and local partners as it investigates COVID-19 cases in South Carolina. DHEC’s top priority remains protecting the public during this national and state emergency.

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What you need to know

Practice social distancing

We tend to spend the most amount of time interacting with those who live closest to us. When around others, keep 6 feet between you when possible. If you’re sick, stay at home and don’t attend public gatherings.
 

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Call ahead

If you have fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call your healthcare provider.

Please also see our listing of telehealth virtual care providers in South Carolina. To find a screening or testing site near you, click here.

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Have a general question about COVID-19?
Call the DHEC Care Line at 1-855-472-3432 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.


COVID-19 in South Carolina

 

Total tests: 241,088
Public Health Lab tests: 48,024
Public Health Lab backlog: 0
Public Health Lab results: 24 - 48 hrs
Hospital beds utilized: 7,337*
Beds available: 3,055*
Patients hospitalized with COVID-19: 482*
Calls to Care Line: 28,223


*Current as of June 5, 2020. The CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network that hospitals use for reporting their daily bed occupancy experienced a system error today (June 6) that was unresolved at the time of today's web update.

 


Resources for the Community

 


Guidance for Healthcare Professionals


Communication Resources

Digital Press Kit

This kit contains videos, photos, b-roll, news releases, and other information for use by members of the media.
 

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Other State & Federal Resources

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Career of Service COVID-19 Statewide