What you need to know today: With across-the-board changes on the horizon for local mask rules, Charleston-area restaurants are reexamining the latest federal and state guidance on safety precautions as they consider changes inside their doors. Source: The Post and Courier
Latest COVID-19 data
South Carolina health officials reported 529 total cases of the coronavirus on Saturday (325 confirmed, 204 probable), with 12 confirmed deaths.
With 17,985 tests reported Saturday, 2.9% were positive.
Confirmed cases in S.C.: 488,512 (+325)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 43,482 (+21)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 17,687 (+11)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 17,988 (+10)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,485 (+12)
Love Best of Charleston?
Help the Charleston City Paper keep Best of Charleston going every year with a donation. Or sign up to become a member of the Charleston City Paper club.