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Flu and Coronavirus Tracking October 23, 2020

Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19) Tracking!

These CDC US reports includes all 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands. These are cases reported to the CDC since January 21, 2020.

Nationwide there have been 8,680,611 reported cases and 225,084 reported deaths associated with COVID-19. *Numbers as of 10/27/2020 due to a delay in posting.

Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases said in a CDC telebriefing on 3-4-2020: “States are reporting results quickly and in the event of a discrepancy between CDC and state case counts, the state case counts should always be considered more up to date.”

As of this posting, in South Carolina over the last 7 days there have been 6,892 new reported cases associated with COVID-19. Click here for more information on COVID-19 in South Carolina. *Numbers as of 10/27/2020 due to a delay in posting.


Flu Tracking! 

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The 2020-21 influenza season for South Carolina began on September 27, 2020.

Week of  October 11 to October 17, 2020

Influenza Activity: Overall, no change.

Influenza Like Illness Activity Level: Minimal

Hospitalizations in SC: 14 this season, in the past week

Flu-Associated Deaths in SC: 0 this season, 0 this week


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