Press Release from Lee County Government
Update for July 13, 2020
Confirmed Cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 344
Confirmed Deaths from COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 32
Lee County had three new cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus reported in the county today, July 13, 2020; this brings the total for confirmed cases in the county to 344 according to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC is also reporting SC had a total of 1532 new cases statewide for today, which brings the total number of confirmed cases to 58,003 in SC. The numbers being provided in this press release are updated daily by DHEC and are adjusted to reflect the most up to date understanding of the correct counties for each resident who tests positive. Cases are reclassified among the various counties when additional information is uncovered which demonstrates a case has been previously misidentified as to the residency of the individual who has tested positive.
The counties in our area have the following numbers of confirmed cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus as of today:
Kershaw- 858, Sumter- 1447, Clarendon- 489, Florence- 1659, Darlington- 572, Lee- 344
The State has seen a dramatic rise in the number of positive cases in the past two weeks, along with a corresponding increase in the percentage of positive cases as compared to overall tests administered. All residents are strongly encouraged to continue practicing social distancing and wearing a mask in public spaces as recommended by the CDC and public health authorities. Every effort to avoid the spread of the virus and endangering the health of your family, friends and neighbors should be made until this emergency is over.
Anyone who has any of the symptoms of COVID 19, which include fever, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue and the loss of either the sense of smell or taste, or if you have been in close contact with someone with COVID 19, should self-isolate until you have been tested or you are symptom free for an extended period of time.
2019 Baseball Team Schedules:
Baseball Registration for the 2019 season is officially closed, and practice is underway! If your child has registered, they have been placed on a team and the coach should be contacting you regarding practice schedule. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us and we will help you anyway we can.
We have been working hard at all our parks and facilities! Our latest project involved creating a walking track around the playground in Woodrow. We are proud to promote health and wellness in the community for a sustainable future! (11/27/18)