CDC says COVID-19 community levels high in 8 S.C. counties

Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 4:46 PM EDT
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STATEWIDE, S.C. (WIS) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated community levels map, 8 counties in South Carolina report high levels of COVID-19.

According to SCDHEC, counties with high community levels are Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Newberry, and Richland.

SCDHEC recommends communities with high levels of COVID-19 to wear masks in indoor settings, including schools or workplaces.

COVID-19 Community Levels in SC
COVID-19 Community Levels in SC(CDC)

The CDC is also reporting counties with medium community levels. Bamberg, Berkeley, Charleston, Cherokee, Chesterfield, Dorchester, Fairfield, Georgetown, Horry, Kershaw, Orangeburg, Williamsburg, and York are listed.

Communities with medium levels of COVID-19 are advised by the CDC to use masks if immunocompromised, or around those who are immunocompromised regularly.

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