South Carolina

Cases

New SC Cases

September 18
+872
Trend
Rising

New SC Deaths

September 18
+19
Trend
Rising

Total SC Cases

Confirmed cases
136,318
Deaths
3,177

Tests in SC

Positive-Test Rate
10.9%

County Trends

Rising
30
Falling
8
Flat
8

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Richland 14,220 79 223
Greenville 13,634 76 287
Lexington 6,648 53 153
Anderson 3,941 52 159
Spartanburg 6,312 51 189
Charleston 15,378 46 255
Horry 10,057 44 195
Sumter 3,104 36 77
Newberry 1,159 36 20
York 5,040 32 65
Beaufort 5,370 28 80
Darlington 1,925 24 51
Florence 4,749 22 180
Chesterfield 1,176 20 34
Aiken 2,596 19 77
Cherokee 1,062 18 35
Dillon 938 18 31
Berkeley 5,292 17 87
Laurens 1,600 17 54
Pickens 2,706 15 41
Greenwood 2,121 15 71
Abbeville 530 15 12
Lancaster 2,014 14 45
Clarendon 1,065 11 66
Orangeburg 3,027 10 121
Kershaw 1,834 10 36
Oconee 1,321 10 27
Williamsburg 1,289 8 41
Georgetown 1,852 7 44
Jasper 761 7 19
Dorchester 3,995 6 88
Marion 806 6 22
Union 526 6 11
Allendale 349 6 6
Fairfield 735 5 34
Hampton 598 5 25
Edgefield 531 5 17
McCormick 195 5 5
Colleton 977 4 42
Marlboro 879 4 10
Bamberg 603 4 33
Chester 1,005 3 21
Saluda 668 3 20
Lee 696 2 34
Barnwell 595 0 17
Calhoun 439 -2 17

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
South Carolina
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
136,318 confirmed cases, with 872 new cases yesterday
Masks
Mask mandate in selected regions
Closures
Nursing-home visits; theaters; professional sports
Fact
88% of the world’s population lives in countries where the government leaders recommend/mandate face covering. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/19/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
6/26/2020
South Carolina governor says statewide mask rule is "unenforceable"

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.