Press Release from Lee County Government
Update for January 20, 2021
Total Confirmed Cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 1358
New Confirmed Cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County for Today- 7
Total Confirmed Deaths from COVID 19 in Lee County as of today- 51
New Confirmed Cases of COVID 19 in SC for Jan. 20, 2021- 3567
Total Confirmed Cases of COVID 19 in SC as of Jan. 20, 2021- 362,451
Weekly Update of COVID 19 Cases and Deaths in Lee County
In the past seven days, the number of additional confirmed cases of COVID 19 in Lee County, as reported by DHEC, has increased by 102. The County has also been informed of 2 additional deaths of county residents in the past seven days. Along with the total number of cases since the COVID Emergency began, the county receives a total for the number of confirmed cases in the county in the most recent 14 days. The 14-day time frame is significant with this virus as that is the typical incubation period for the virus and it is during this period of time when an individual with the virus is most likely to be symptomatic and a possible spreader of the illness. Statewide media provides the daily case count for the state as well as each county so that anyone who is interested in the daily information can obtain this data.
County Total Cases to Date Cases in Most Recent 14 Days
Lee County 1358 (Increase of 102 in last 7 days) 206 (avg. 14.7 cases per day)
Kershaw 4456 (Increase of 380 in last 7 days) 765 (avg. 54.6 cases per day)
Sumter 6727 (Increase of 513 in last 7 days) 1082 (avg. 77.3 cases per day)
Clarendon 2075 (Increase of 169 in last 7 days) 354 (avg. 25.3 cases per day)
Florence 12,735 (Increase of 1024 in last 7 days) 2210 (avg.157.9 cases per day)
Darlington 4949 (Increase of 442 in last 7 days) 1055 (avg. 75.4 cases per day)
Everyone is encouraged to continue practicing the recommended CDC guidelines for reducing the spread of the virus; these safe practices include wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and washing your hands frequently during the day. Lee County currently has the highest number of active cases since the pandemic emergency was declared in March of 2020.
The following testing sites will be available through the CareSouth Mobile Testing Van in Lee County over the next two weeks. Each site will be open from 9am-1pm for anyone wishing to be tested and there is no charge for the service.
Tuesday- January 19th– Ashley Park Apartments- 214 Chappell Drive, Bishopville
Thursday- January 21st– Lee County Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot
Friday- January 22nd– Lee County Senior Apartments- 318 Chappell Drive, Bishopville
Monday- January 25th– Bishopville High Memorial Gym- 600 N. Main St., Bishopville
Wednesday- January 27th– Ashwood Gym- 160 Ashwood School Rd., Bishopville
Thursday- January 28th– Peppertree Apartments- 120 Woodward St., Bishopville
Friday- January 29th– MM Levy Park- 420 E. Church St., Bishopville
Additional Sites Available for COVID Testing Include-
DHEC- Lee County Health Department- Drive-Up Testing- Monday-Friday 9am-3pm
Chappell Park Gym- Every Tuesday- 10am-3pm-
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)