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Whether it’s pointing to wordings on the sides of boxes or noting that the novel coronavirus is microscopic and therefore can’t be trapped by fabric, social media rumors and even some misguided news reports are trying to dispel the notion that wearing cloth face coverings protect people from…

State health officials reported 2,205 new confirmed cases and two new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday and 23 more confirmed deaths. There are 1,550 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19, and 203 of those …

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When a former Uptown business owner saw people’s reactions to Greenwood passing a city ordinance requiring customers and employees at local businesses to wear protective masks, she wanted to do what she could to support business owners.

State health officials reported 1,725 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday as well as 26 additional confirmed deaths. There are 1,438 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19, and 177 of those patients are on…

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With COVID-19 visitor restrictions in place at hospitals, Tonya R. Harris said her staff and trained volunteers are not permitted in emergency rooms right now, to aid survivors of sexual violence and child abuse.

Whether it’s pointing to wordings on the sides of boxes or noting that the novel coronavirus is microscopic and therefore can’t be trapped by fabric, social media rumors and even some misguided news reports are trying to dispel the notion that wearing cloth face coverings protect people from…

After a COVID-19 related extension, state and federal income taxes are due today.

For the 2020-21 school year, Greenwood County School District 52 will offer students the opportunity to participate in either remote learning or instruction through a hybrid model that includes a blend of face-to-face and online learning.

More than 1,000 parents and Greenwood County School District 50 stakeholders asked Steve Glenn questions concerning the reopening of schools during the superintendent’s virtual town hall on Facebook Live.

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As the Lakelands and the country respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has led to state and national emergency declarations, it is vital for everyone to have up-to-date information about the virus and its spread. As such, we're providing free access to all of our COVID-19 coverage, which is available on this page.

Here's the latest information on COVID-19 from health agencies and hospitals: