College of Charleston warns of COVID spike, ‘zero tolerance’ toward large gatherings

VIDEO: College of Charleston warns of COVID spike, ‘zero tolerance’ toward large gatherings

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The College of Charleston sent a message of warning to the campus community Saturday about high COVID-19 transmission rates over the past three days.

“There have been several reports of large, non-socially distanced, unmasked gatherings throughout the day,” the message, posted to the college’s Twitter account. states. “There is zero tolerance for violating CofC’s COVID-19 protocols.”

The post states the college “will take every action necessary” to keep the campus community safe. Those actions could include “closing the residence halls and campus,” the posts states.

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