DHEC to TRACK Covid-19 Cases For SC Public And Private Schools!

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced starting this Friday they will track Covid-19 cases thru out the state and release a rolling 30 day count of each schools faculty, staff and student infections. These reports will include kindergarten thru 12 grade. The state will not report on College students. Individuals who physically attend school on a regular basis will be included in the reported counts. That includes sports coaches, part-time employees, kitchen staff, custodial workers, maintenance workers, and other employees who have a physical presence in the schools. Students who take part in virtual instruction but are on campus regularly for extracurricular activities will also be included in these reports.