Confirmed Cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 283
Confirmed Deaths from COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 31
Lee County had seven new cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus reported in the county today, June 28, 2020; this brings the total for confirmed cases in the county to 283 according to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC is also reporting SC had a total of 1,366 new cases statewide for today, which brings the total number of confirmed cases to 33,221 in SC. The counties in our area have the following numbers of confirmed cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus as of today:
The State has seen a dramatic rise in the number of positive cases in the past two weeks, along with a corresponding increase in the percentage of positive cases as compared to overall tests administered. All residents are strongly encouraged to continue practicing social distancing and wearing a mask in public spaces as recommended by the CDC and public health authorities. Every effort to avoid the spread of the virus and endangering the health of your family, friends and neighbors should be made until this emergency is over.
Anyone who has any of the symptoms of COVID-19, which include fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, and the loss of the sense of either smell or taste, or if you have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, should self-isolate until you have been tested or you are symptom free for an extended period of time.
Information From City Administration
From the City of Bishopville's Facebook page on June 9:
"IMPORTANT NOTICE The deadline for past due water bills during COVID-19 must be paid in full by AUGUST 31, 2020. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the City of Bishopville. If you have any questions, please contact 803-484-5948."
Avoiding Social Security Administration Scams: FTC Link
Bishopville Police Department:
ORDER BEGINS TODAY AT 5PM
The order stipulates South Carolinians must remain at home or work unless visiting family, exercising, or obtaining essential goods or services.
The governor also issued an order restricting the number of shoppers in stores.
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