Clemson officials notified possible coronavirus case is negative


The following story has been updated to notify the residents of Pickens County that the possible coronavirus case in Clemson has been deemed negative following test results.

CLEMSON — A day after the first case of the COVID-19 coronavirus was confirmed in the Upstate, Clemson University officials announced Monday that they were monitoring a possible case of the virus in a non-student in self-quarantine at an off-campus residence.

The school is working in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, university spokesman Joe Galbraith said, and results from a test for the virus were set to come back within 24-48 hours.

DHEC announced on Sunday that a man in Spartanburg had tested positive for the virus, bringing the state’s total to seven

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