SC ER Doctor on surge in virus cases: ‘We’re handling this as well as it can be handled’

'It's been frustrating,' Dr. Aaron Collins says about South Carolina's rise in COVID-19 cases. 'Doing simple things like wearing a mask, having good social distancing, just being a good neighbor, those kinds of things can really help decrease the spread.'

7/1/2020 4:41:00 AM

'It's been frustrating,' Dr. Aaron Collins says about South Carolina's rise in COVID-19 cases. 'Doing simple things like wearing a mask, having good social distancing, just being a good neighbor, those kinds of things can really help decrease the spread.'

The spike in coronavirus cases in South Carolina has increased so rapidly that it has prompted the governor to extend the state of emergency. Emergency room doctor in Greenville, South Carolina, Aaron Collins joins Peter Alexander to explain why he calls his situation at the hospital both “refreshing” and “frustrating.”

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Hoping my relatives there are okay and that more people behave well there... And in my State and in all other States too. May we all Considering the increase is due to increased testing and still has a 99% survival rate. Sorry, not counting the stupidity of Andy Cuomo in New York. People no longer know how to be good neighbors.

Wear a mask...social distance...stay home if you feel sick...stop the spread... Well a lot of folks aren't too bright down there... Like a good neighbor stay over there No one cares about COVID! We're in the midst of a CulturalRevolution and on the verge of CivilWar. smittygrrl Problem is 1st 8 weeks, when the global COVID19 lockdown began, masks weren't mandatory. Then 8 weeks in, as American Greed set in and the gov't declared all is well so open up, they also declared mandatory masking. And the numbers are increasing bcuz testing increased. It ain't

Being a good neighbor... no wonder rand paul got it so early Those things don’t work. But who cares? This thing is not deadly. Look at the numbers, not the headlines. Big trouble brewing ! In the battle against the virus, some leaders put economics and politics first. Now they are losing the battle, the economics, and the politics.

Masks should be mandatory!! I live in SC and go out very little, because nobody wears a mask! Your irascible Donald Trump believes the opposite... The 6' that is bn 'introduced' n2 our society is not a number 'drawn' from outta thin air it is a MEASUREMENT that equates to the proper distance that is required for a FULL BODY SCAN in the public square unknowingly to u the SHEEP the scanners will appear in due × LIKE 🇨🇳 DOES

Thank you for all that you do! Take care of yourself too! Stop listening to the President and listen to people who actually know. Nonsense FakeNews Except the tests have all been false positive gee how does that happen? Maybe by corrupt people who need mail in voters. dancindoti That would necessitate selflessness. Some individuals do not possess such moral character. That’s evident!!!

All.of which are pretty unamerican traits from what i am readingon twitter... the whole fkin country needs to get a grip of itself and start behaving like humans. Watever else USA is, christian it sure as fk is not. Which isn't difficult. Just takes a willingness to do this for the common good. Not enough money spent on public education in SC becoming more apparent each day. Self-centeredness and lack of care/compassion for others the foundation of all things SC for those suffering the lack of strong public school education in SC.

Exactly! Why are some people making such a big deal out of this?That's just stupid. 😷 WearADamnMask ✊🏻 People don't want to be a good neighbor. There have been repeated messages about the benefits of wearing a mask, and yet they don't want their 'freedoms' impinged. The viral Florida council video demonstrates that.

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