North and South Carolina Closing All Schools Due To Coronavirus ‘Community Spread’


As of this morning, we now have a total of 32 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus COVID-19 in North Carolina (4 in Mecklenburg County) and 28 confirmed cases in South Carolina.

Due to what is now considered to be ‘community spread’ of the virus, the governors of both North and South Carolina have issued orders to close all K-12 schools for the rest of the month.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster additionally ordered the closure of all universities and colleges, in addition to K-12 schools.

According to the CDC, patients with confirmed CoVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:

  • fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath

CDC believes at this time that symptoms of CoVID-19 may appear in as few as 2 days or as long as 14 after exposure. This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS viruses.

Some of the best ways to stay healthy include;

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