Sen. Shealy advocated for upcoming COVID-19 testing in B-L

Large-scale testing for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is finally coming to the Batesburg-Leesville area three months after the outbreak began to spread across the Palmetto State. Lexington Medical Center and the South…

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There’s a star-studded reason B-L has lost its COVID-19 screening

The day after this article originally appeared on The Twin-City News website, a new event presented by Lexington Medical Center in cooperation with DHEC was scheduled for June 23 in…

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Prisma cancels COVID-19 screening in B-L even as cases spike

Prisma Health and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) have canceled a planned COVID-19 moble screening event in Batesburg-Leesville – even as the number of reported…

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DHEC reports more than 500 new COVID cases, another record high

For the second straight day, the number of new coronavirus cases reported by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has broken records. The newest data released Saturday…

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Largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases recorded

As coronavirus testing increases across South Carolina, Lexington County contributed almost 10 percent to the latest case-count reported by the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) – the largest…

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Coronavirus cases top 13,000 as officials urge continued caution

The latest report from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina since the beginning of the pandemic…

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Sudden tropical storm likely will drench the Midlands today

The Midlands, Pee Dee and coastal regions of South Carolina will be drenched by rainfall from Tropical Storm Bertha, which formed suddenly just off the coast early Wednesday morning. UPDATE…

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