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On Thursday, April 16th South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced that boat ramps statewide would be open for use, prompting large gatherings on Friday, April 17th. For the foreseeable future, boating will be allowed with limits of two people per boat excluding family members from the same household. The revision to the executive order does not include piers, docks, or wharfs.
OPEN BOAT RAMPS: Governor @henrymcmaster announced boat ramps would open today at noon. They opened and people are already enjoying it. @WBTV_News pic.twitter.com/3wvNYjgvjD
— Morgan Newell WBTV (@MorganNewellTV) April 17, 2020
Governor McMaster has said he hopes that opening boat ramps will accelerate the reopening of the state, revitalizing the economy currently being crippled by the coronavirus crisis.