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.
Walmart and Target, two of the nation’s largest retailers, announced Thursday that they will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
New data out this week from the Centers for Disease and Prevention shows that over 70% of ICU admissions and over 75% of non-ICU hospitalizations for COVID-19 were of people who reported one or more underlying health conditions or had other risk factors like smoking or pregnancy.
Some seamstresses in the Midlands are coming together to make sure healthcare workers have the materials they need to stay safe. They’re spending hours each day cutting and sewing gowns for nurses and doctors.
Gov. Henry McMaster announced an order Tuesday to force the closure of non-essential businesses in South Carolina, his latest in a stair-step escalation of measures aimed at quelling the new coronavirus outbreak.