[image-1] Officials are warning that the coronavirus could kill up to 240,000 people even with mitigation efforts. Without restrictions, 2 million could die of COVID-19. Source: AP

In case you missed it: Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the closure of nonessential businesses, including entertainment and sports venues, barbers and hair salons, and more. Source: Charleston City Paper  [content-1]South Carolina’s unemployment system has hit snags as thousands apply for unemployment after losing their jobs due to the coronavirus. Source: P&C

How did S.C. grow from one infection to 1,000 in a month? The Post and Courier tracked the data. Source: P&C

South Carolina inmates are helping sew medical masks to help alleviate the shortage, according to a tweet from the SC Department of Corrections. Inmates at two women’s prisons are making more than 1,000 masks a day. Source: The State

South Carolina’s consumer affairs department has warned to watch out for coronavirus scams, including fake checks, calls asking for personal information, phishing emails, and fake charities. Source: WYFF 4