1,566 coronavirus infections in Laurens County
A CORONAVIRUS SNAPSHOT - 591 cases in Clinton.
There are 591 infections in the Clinton zip code, and an additional 522 infections in the Laurens zip code - total infections for Laurens County = 1,566, and 54 deaths.
The county is listed as “moderate” by SC DHEC, so School District 55 will transition to “yellow hybrid” on Monday. That means one team will attend classes in-person Monday and Tuesday, and the other team will attend in-person Thursday and Friday - all other days are virtual-learning days.
A group, Laurens Loves Liberty, protested in front of the District 55 office last week in favor of in-person learning in the school district, District 56 has 5 days a week, in-person learning - there are less than 5 infections at Clinton Elementary School, SC DHEC reports; no other schools have reported infections (the data is updated each Monday).
In South Carolina, there are 414 infections associated with schools --- 130,917 infections and more than 3,000 deaths since mid-March.
In the United States, there are 6,765,393 infections, with 199,643 deaths - and 4,043,637 recovered patients (according to worldometer.org - Sept. 15 numbers).
There is a COVID-19 Testing Site on WEDNESDAY (Sept. 16), 9 am - 1 pm, at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church, Laurens, for anyone who feels the need to be testing. This site is manned by Self Regional Healthcare (864-725-8220 to register, insurance will be billed, but there is no out of pocket cost for testing).
A Protest (FITS News)