Florence, South Carolina 2020-11-22 12:51:02 –
Columbia, South Carolina — Daily COVID-19 data delayed 24 hours from 27 November as part of ongoing improvement efforts to improve the quality of information provided by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment (DHEC). Will be provided. 2020. This delay allows for more robust data analysis before the data is publicly reported. DHEC epidemiologists and data analysts have more time to review the vast amount of data and information reported daily to agencies, data validation, death report validation, and submissions from reporting partners. Have additional time to improve the processing of large data files. This gives DHEC data and healthcare professionals more time to identify and investigate data inconsistencies and anomalies.
This transition has no impact on the authorities’ efforts to protect public health and limit the spread of the disease. The case investigator will continue to attempt to contact all positive cases within 24 hours of notification of the positive result.
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