Governor McMaster has extended the State of Emergency for another 15 days in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the sixth executive order the governor has declared in South Carolina during the coronavirus public health crisis. The last order was issued on May 13.
The order allows the continued deployment and widespread implementation of enhanced tracing and testing to identify, isolate, and address cases of COVID19. Read the full executive order here.
The governor’s state of emergency is expected to expire on June 11, unless conditions change, and he lifts it.
As of this posting, South Carolina has 11,131 total positive cases and 486 COVID-19 related deaths.