North Carolina health officials reported a total of 3,651 cases of coronavirus across 91 counties Monday, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). At least 65 deaths have been reported.
The executive director of Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach, Ericka Plater, said they have cut back on nonessential programs so staff can focus on the most needed items which are food and financial services.
The latest figures brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 2,552, and those who have died to 63, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
South Carolina’s Legislature is trying to meet as quickly and safely as possible to assure they can come back after the peak of the coronavirus and figure out the state budget, education and anything else they consider important.
Several weeks ago, the Coastal Community Foundation, in partnership with the area United Ways, set up a COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Fund designed to award grants to local nonprofits helping during the coronavirus crisis.
A Lowcountry resident who ordered a Caffe Americano at a Starbucks location on James Island last year says that instead of being able to drink her cup of coffee, the espresso was spilled on her by an employee.
MUSC officials say they are implementing what they are calling a “workforce realignment” as the health care network works through "unprecedented and serious” financial deficits from the COVID-19 epidemic.