‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.
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  US cities brace for coronavirus spread; Spain’s hospitals at breaking point

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.

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  South Carolina creating COVID-19 database for first responders

  Charleston tattoo shop owner shares financial impacts amid non-essential business closures

38 MUSC Health employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Fares suspended on Georgetown County’s public bus service

CofC to give refunds to students for fees related to housing, meal plan

Refunds will look different for each student depending on their financial arrangement with the college
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  A nurse worked for a week while infected with the coronavirus. The hospital wasn’t testing staff.

A nurse says she worked for about seven days at two hospitals in New York City while infected with the coronavirus.

  Three people in custody after drive-by shooting in Goose Creek damages homes, cars

West Ashley girl celebrates birthday without party, but with big smiles

  Witness to attempted murder-suicide: ‘It just feels like a bad dream’

Order closing ‘non-essential’ S.C. businesses takes effect at 5 p.m.

Police arrest boy in Hanahan shooting that injured 4

  Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Summerville shooting

Roper St. Francis Health reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

  Lowcountry Strong: Helping seniors connect and celebrate with video chat

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  Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

The number of U.S. deaths could range from 100,000 to 240,000 even if Americans continue to stay home and limit contact with others, experts predicted at a media briefing with President Donald Trump.

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Riller Honored On NABC All-District 10 First Team

Finished 10th in the nation in scoring last season

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  Veterinary clinics moving to curb-side appointments to fight COVID-19

Home interest rates drop to to historic lows in pandemic

  Mental health counselors urge governor to expand SC Medicaid coverage

  Gov. McMaster orders closure of all non-essential businesses in South Carolina

  Health officials report 158 new cases of COVID-19 in SC; 4 more deaths reported

Health officials announced on Tuesday afternoon that there are 158 new cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina, in addition to four more deaths related to the virus.
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Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are anxious to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state’s health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on another ship’s coronavirus caseload.

  Charleston County Schools, Roper open free daycare for children of medical staff

  Mount Pleasant mayor announces ‘Stay at Home’ proclamation

Person associated with Military Magnet Academy tests positive for COVID-19

Live 5 News hosts online town hall on COVID-19