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Coronavirus numbers. A new record-high 770 cases of COVID-19 were announced by the state Department of Health and Environmental control, bringing the total to 17,170. DHEC also announced 5 additional deaths, bringing the state total to 593. Charleston County totaled 54 of the new coronavirus cases and one death.
[content-1] Centers for Disease Control breaks three-month silence to say … ? In their first news conference since March, CDC officials released a guide to "Deciding to Go Out", which emphasizes the virus is still out there and recommends hand washing and wearing masks.

What we're reading:
Washington Post – Know the Signs: How to tell if your grandparent has become an antifa agent
The Atlantic – America Is Already Different Than It Was Two Weeks Ago
The Daily Beast – Is South Carolina Already on a Second Wave of COVID-19?
The Atlantic – The Virus Will Win
The Verge – Bikes can be a tool for protest — and police brutality
Rolling Stone – Sorry, Olivia Benson is cancelled too

The latest from the Charleston City Paper:
Fletcher Williams III presents new work in 'Promiseland' at the Aiken-Rhett House
Folly Beach County Park opens new Dunes House with viewing deck, concessions and more
In new set, Dave Chappelle touches on his SC namesake and the state's place in historic racism
Safe Sounds cancels debut Runaway Gin show due to severe weather
The Charleston Forum holding annual event online against backdrop of nationwide protests