Mcmaster

Gov. McMaster and state leaders give an update (March 23, 2020)

COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) – Governor Henry McMaster said Monday he has issued a new executive order giving law enforcement across the state to authority to “prohibit or disband” gatherings of three or more people that “are invitations for infection.” The governor said this does not apply to homes, work places, or law-abiding businesses.

“We must all assume that we have the virus and that the people we are talking to have it as well,” McMaster urged in a news conference.

The new executive order came as the state saw 103 new cases Monday and 2 deaths from coronavirus. The total cases now stands at 298.

DHEC now reporting nearly 300 coronavirus cases in South Carolina, 5 deaths

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Mburton73

It’s sad to know they can take apart a gathering of 10 but let’s big corporation like bmw control when they shut down. When all they care about is the bottom dollar and not their employees safety!

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