South Carolina coronavirus update from DHEC for July 24, 2020 – WYFF4 Greenville

THANKS RENEE NOW TO YOUR TOP CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES AT SIX NEW CDC SAFETY GUIDELINES OR OUT THE INTENT TO HELP SCHOOLS REOPEN THIS FALL. THE CDC SAYS ITS PREPARED TO WORK WITH EACH JURISDICTION, ENCOURAGING THE USE OF HAND SANITIZERS AND FACE COVERINGS. CORONAVIRUS HOSPITALIZATIONS IN FLORIDA ARE UP 83.5% JULY 4TH, THAT NUMBER WAS ABOUT 5,000 TODAY IT STANDS AT ABOUT 9,000. YOULL HAVE TO WEAR A MASK IN MCDONALDS AND CHIPOTLE BOTH RESTAURANTS REQUIRING MASK FOR CUSTOMERS. CHIPOTLES ORDER IS EFFECTIVE RIGHT AWAY MCDONALDS ORDER STARTS ON AUGUST 1ST AND ALLAH IS CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS OUT OF SOUTH CAROLINA FOR YOU TONIGHT DHEC ANNOUNCING 1921 NEW CONFIRMED CASES THEIR LAST WORD. THATS OF A NEWLY REPORTED 8800 77 THE PERCENT POSITIVE OVER 21. ITS BEEN OVER 24 THREE OF THE LAST FOUR THIS and days TONIGHT DX HAS 46 MORE PEOPLE HAVE LOST THEIR LIVES. THAT BRINGS THE TOTAL CONFIRMED DEATHS TO 1339 SOME COMPARISON SOME CONTEXT FOR YOU HERE. DHEC SAYS 149 PEOPLE DIED FROM FLU COMPLICATIONS THIS SEASON. TODAY THEYRE 1668 COVID-19 PATIENTS IN THE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH CAROLINA. 263 OF THEM ARE ON VENTILATORS. WE ARE LEARNING MORE ABOUT SPARTANBURG COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS RETURN TO LEARN PLANS OUR NOLAN BLAIR SHARES THE DETAILS ALL SEVEN DISTRICTS IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY WILL BE OFFERING A VIRTUAL OPTION FOR STUDENTS, BUT ALSO SOME SORT OF IN-CLASS LEARNING IT GOES BACK TO PARENTS WILL FACE. WHAT WE WHAT WE KNOW IS THAT THERE ARE MANY PARENTS THAT WANT THEIR KIDS TO BE ABLE TO COME BACK AND PERSON EACH DISTRICT IS GIVING STUDENTS THE OPTION TO BE PUT INTO TWO GROUPS WITH ALTERNATE IN CLASS AND LEARNING DURING THE WEEK. DISTRICT TO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WILL RETURN ON A STAGGERED START SCHEDULE AND BEGAN ON AUGUST 31ST WILL COME TO SCHOOL FOR FIVE DAYS A WEEK STAYING WITH THEIR HOMEROOM DISTRICT 5 SHARED ITS PLANS FOR THE FUTURE RE-EVALUATING CONTINUOUSLY. ONCE AGAIN, WE ARE SAYING THAT WE WANT TO GET BACK TO FIVE DAYS FULL FACE TO FACE INSTRUCTION AS SOON AS SAFE TO DO SO SCHOOL START AUGUST 17TH REPORTING IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY NOLAN BLAIR WYFF NEWS 4 WYFF NEWS 4 INVESTIGATES REACHED OUT TO SEVERAL LOCAL HOSPITAL SYSTEMS AFTER QUESTIONS CAME IN ABOUT PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS RECEIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS AND DEATHS A SPOKESWOMAN FROM ANMED TOLD US THE CARES ACT PROVIDES HOSPITALS AT 20% ADD-ON PAYMENT FOR SERVICES PROVIDED TO PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19 BON SECOURS ST. FRANCIS SPOKESWOMAN DELIVER THE SAME MESSAGE ALSO SAYING THERES ADDITIONAL FUNDS COVER ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF THE COST OF THE CARE. SHE SAYS BON SECOURS DOES NOT BUILD PATIENCE. COVID-19 CARE BOTH SYSTEMS SAY THERE ARE NO REIMBURSEMENTS FOR HOW A PATIENTS DEATH IS CLASSIFIED CLEMSON FOOTBALL FANS HAVE SPOKEN THE CLEMSON BOARD OF TRUSTEES RELEASED THE RESULTS OF THE SURVEY ABOUT A RETURN TO FOOTBALL THIS SEASON, THE SURVEY INVOLVES SEASON TICKET HOLDERS THE SERVO COVERED CAPACITY AT GAMES TAILGATING AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A SPRING FOOTBALL SEASON THAT WILL CORDING TO DATA PRESENTED AT THIS MORNINGS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING 83 PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS SAID THEY WOULD BE COMFORTABLE. TWO GAMES IN THE FALL WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES FIFTY FOUR PERCENT OF PEOPLE THEY WOULD PREFER FALL FOR BALL WITHOUT FANS AS OPPOSED TO SPRING FOOTBALL WITH FANS. COVERED IN THIS MORNINGS MEETING. HOW WOULD THE SCHOOL HANDLE INFECTED STUDENTS? WOULD BE REQUIRED TO QUARANTINE. THEY ALSO SAID STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE HOUSING AND DINING CREDITS FOR THE FIRST PERIOD OF THE SEMESTER W.

South Carolina coronavirus upgrade from DHEC for July 24, 2020.

Upgraded: 7:34 PM EDT Jul 24, 2020.

* Total healthcare facility beds (inpatient and outpatient beds): 4,744 available; 8,654 are in use; 64.59% tenancy rate.
* Inpatient hospital beds: 3,027 readily available; 8,082 are in use; 72.75% occupancy rate.
* Hospital beds occupied by clients who have actually either evaluated positive or are under investigation for COVID-19: 1,668.
* Total ventilators: 1,651; 602 in usage, including 263 by COVID-19 clients.

Medical facility Bed OccupancyAs medical facilities accustom to the new federally needed TeleTracking reporting system, the accuracy of the information supplied by medical facilities is expected to improve. * DHEC is mindful that at least 2 medical facilities that had a concern in reporting data in the brand-new system the other day. Those problems should be fixed in tomorrows reporting.Based on todays TeleTracking report, as of the other day: * Total hospital beds (inpatient and outpatient beds): 4,744 offered; 8,654 are in use; 64.59% tenancy rate * Inpatient healthcare facility beds: 3,027 offered; 8,082 are in use; 72.75% occupancy rate * Hospital beds occupied by patients who have either evaluated favorable or are under investigation for COVID-19: 1,668 * Total ventilators: 1,651; 602 in usage, consisting of 263 by COVID-19 patientsPer federal requirements, health centers are actively transitioning in between the systems utilized for reporting health center bed and ICU occupancy, ventilator use, patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and other crucial details.

Per federal requirements, health centers are actively transitioning between the systems utilized for reporting hospital bed and ICU occupancy, ventilator use, clients hospitalized with COVID-19 and other key details. DHEC issued a Public Health Order supporting this transition on July 15, the day after the federal announcement was made that medical facilities will shift from using the CDCs National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) to the TeleTracking system.

The kid is under the age of 10 from the Upstate area. This brings the overall variety of MIS-C cases in South Carolina to five. Discover more about MIS-C here.
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Testing in South CarolinaAs of Thursday, an overall of 680,947 tests have actually been conducted in the state. See an in-depth breakdown of tests in South Carolina on the Projections and data web page. DHECs Public Health Laboratory is operating extended hours and is evaluating specimens seven days a week, and the general public Health Laboratorys current timeframe for providing outcomes to health care suppliers is 24-48 hours.
Percent Positive The overall number of specific test results reported to DHEC Thursday statewide was 8,877 (not consisting of antibody tests) and the percent favorable was 21.6%.
75 Mobile Testing Clinics Scheduled StatewideAs part of our continuous efforts to increase screening in rural and underserved communities throughout the state, DHEC is working with community partners to set up mobile screening centers that bring screening to these communities. Presently, there are 75 mobile testing occasions arranged through August 15 with new testing events included routinely. Discover a mobile testing center event near you at scdhec.gov/ covid19mobileclinics.
Residents can go to scdhec.gov/ covid19testing for information about getting checked at one of 182 permanent COVID-19 screening facilities across the state.
Medical facility Bed OccupancyAs medical facilities acclimate to the brand-new federally required TeleTracking reporting system, the accuracy of the information provided by medical facilities is anticipated to improve.
* DHEC understands that a minimum of two medical facilities that had a concern in reporting information in the brand-new system yesterday. Those problems must be remedied in tomorrows reporting.
Based on todays TeleTracking report, since the other day:.

GREENVILLE, S.C.–.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Friday 1,921 new confirmed cases and 8 new likely cases of coronavirus, 46 additional validated deaths and 7 new possible deaths.
This brings the overall number of verified cases to 78,298, possible cases to 309, validated deaths to 1,339, and 46 probable deaths.
One additional case is reported of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19.

NOW THEYRE 1668 COVID-19 PATIENTS IN THE HOSPITALS OF SOUTH CAROLINA. AGAIN, WE ARE SAYING THAT WE WANT TO GET BACK TO FIVE DAYS FULL FACE TO FACE INSTRUCTION AS SOON AS SAFE TO DO SO SCHOOL START AUGUST 17TH REPORTING IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY NOLAN BLAIR WYFF NEWS 4 WYFF NEWS 4 INVESTIGATES REACHED OUT TO SEVERAL LOCAL HOSPITAL SYSTEMS AFTER QUESTIONS CAME IN ABOUT PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS RECEIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS AND DEATHS A SPOKESWOMAN FROM ANMED TOLD United States THE CARES ACT PROVIDES HOSPITALS AT 20% ADD-ON PAYMENT FOR SERVICES PROVIDED TO PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19 BON SECOURS ST. FRANCIS SPOKESWOMAN DELIVER THE SAME MESSAGE ALSO SAYING THERES ADDITIONAL FUNDS COVER ONLY A SMALL PORTION OF THE COST OF THE CARE. Hospital Bed OccupancyAs healthcare facilities accustom to the brand-new federally needed TeleTracking reporting system, the accuracy of the information offered by hospitals is anticipated to enhance. * DHEC is mindful that at least two hospitals that had a problem in reporting data in the brand-new system yesterday. Those issues should be fixed in tomorrows reporting.Based on todays TeleTracking report, as of yesterday: * Total healthcare facility beds (inpatient and outpatient beds): 4,744 readily available; 8,654 are in use; 64.59% occupancy rate * Inpatient medical facility beds: 3,027 available; 8,082 are in usage; 72.75% occupancy rate * Hospital beds inhabited by clients who have either evaluated positive or are under investigation for COVID-19: 1,668 * Total ventilators: 1,651; 602 in use, consisting of 263 by COVID-19 patientsPer federal requirements, medical facilities are actively transitioning in between the systems utilized for reporting healthcare facility bed and ICU tenancy, ventilator use, patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and other key details.