22 June 2020

By Gary Gresh


North Carolina: At least 49,840 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the virus and 1,197 have died, according to the state health department.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported an additional 1,652 cases of the virus, up from 1,133reported the day before and the second highest daily case count total. The record high of 1,768 was reported on June 12.  North Carolina has averaged about 1,200 new daily cases over the last seven days, as of Friday. Officials reported 22 additional deaths Friday. NORTH CAROLINA remains divided between political parties as to just how much to reopen businesses at this time.

South Carolina: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 799 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 1 additional death in Jasper County. This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 18,795 and those who have died to 600.

The number of new cases by major county are listed here: Anderson (25), Charleston (72), Greenville (140), Greenwood (31), Orangeburg (29), Pickens (15), Richland (69), Spartanburg (20), Sumter (32),

Georgia: Number of cases have increased to 62,000 reported cases and 2636 deaths, with the Atlanta area designated as a Hot Spot.