The United States has now surpassed 25 million cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. In some encouraging news, new cases and hospitalizations are starting to decline. Meanwhile, the race to vaccinate is still more urgent than ever with health experts sounding the alarm about new variants spreading across the country.
The lawmakers who write South Carolina’s budget will vote Monday afternoon on advancing up to $208 million to speed up COVID-19 vaccination efforts and fund other pandemic relief.
COLUMBIA (WOLO): Sunday, January 24th. DHEC reported 3,450 new coronavirus cases in South Carolina. This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 376,987 and 5,915 total deaths. DHEC also says of the 13,560 most recent covid tests given, 25.4% came back positive. Categories: Local News Tags: Coronavirus, DHEC
COLUMBIA(WOLO): 3,435 more South Carolinians tested positive for COVID-19, according to DHEC Saturday, and 63 more have died. South Carolina now has 373,399 confirmed coronavirus cases since the pandemic began and 5,855 total deaths. According to DHEC, 23.7% of the more than 14-thousand latest covid-19 tests taken in South Carolina were reported positive. Categories: Local News Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, DHEC
A flight attendants’ union is praising President Biden for his new mask mandate. The president signed an executive order that requires people to wear masks on airplanes, trains, ships and buses.
Thursday marks one year since the first coronavirus case was found in the United States. Now, more than 24 million infections are currently confirmed in the country.
After spending more than a month in a Cayman Islands prison for breaking quarantine rules, an American woman is back in the U.S.
The United States has now officially passed the grim new milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began.
A new study shows people who recover from COVID-19 could have long lasting immunity.
The White House announced plans to open up international travel just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.