CLINTON, S.C. (WSPA) – Two additional residents at the Whitten Center in Clinton have died from COVID-19 complications, according to DHEC.
The Department of Disabilities and Special Needs confirmed they have had over 100 cases of COVID-19, between staff and residents, at the Whitten Center.
This marks four COVID-19 related deaths at the facility in Clinton. 7 News has heard from numerous staff members concerned about the facilities handling of the outbreak and will investigate with a special report on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The first casualty of COVID-19 at the facility for intellectually disabled adults was a staff member on June 26.
The Whitten Center has two intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual disabilities: The Whitten Center Campus and Whitten Center Central Square.