Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | BI

Coronaviruses are an enormous group of infections that cause respiratory contaminations extending from the basic virus to progressively genuine ailments, for example, pneumonia, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). COVID-19 was initially thought to have spread from creature to individual, yet individual to-individual spread is presently happening.


DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory gets tests from social insurance suppliers that can be testing for COVID-19. As of late, the U.S. Nourishment and Drug Administration (FDA) has endorsed some private labs in South Carolina to likewise lead CDC-affirmed testing for COVID-19. These labs are required to report positive instances of the infection to DHEC. We will keep on refreshing people in general as constructive cases are either led by the state’s Public Health Laboratory or answered to DHEC by private labs.

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