County sees increase in number of active cases

  • 15 October 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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In the last week, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed 37 new cases with 75 active cases.
The active cases can be found in the following zipcodes: 29512 (Bennettsville), 46; 29516 (Blenheim), 3; 29525 (Clio), 5; 29570 (McColl), 12; 29594 (Tatum), 0; 29596 (Wallace), 6; and 3, unknown.
The county has 978 overall cases.
In the state, there are 153,729 confirmed cases, and 3,387 confirmed deaths.
Various COVID-19 testing opportunities are available in the county. They include:
— Drive-through testing will be provided by Scotland Health Care System at the Marlboro County Solicitor’s Office, 405 E. Main Street in Bennettsville from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Oct. 22, and 29.
— Drive-through testing will be provided by the mobile CareSouth Carolina unit in the parking lot of Marian Wright Edelman Public Library from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 16.
— Drive-through testing is at CareSouth Carolina Bennettsville, 999 Cheraw Street, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment needed. For more information, call   843-479-1200.
— On-site testing is at CareSouth Carolina McColl Health and Wellness, 3080 15-401 East, McColl. An appointment is needed. The facility is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 843-523-5751.

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