State health officials are urging residents to be vigilant in practicing social distancing and wearing masks to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 amid public health experts’ concerns over the recent rise in COVID-19 data trends in South Carolina.
The figures show that the crisis continues to throw people out of work just as the expiration of an extra $600 a week in federal jobless benefits has deepened the hardship for many — and posed another threat to the U.S. economy.
For the first, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is releasing new data that officials said indicates that local mask ordinances are helping to slow the coronavirus spread.
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced a delay in return to practice and competition for high school sports in North Carolina this school year. WBTV spoke with Sports Medicine Specialists at Atrium Health about the concerns of returning to sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.