There are growing concerns about mutations of the coronavirus, after a new variant of the virus was found in Minnesota.
The lawmakers who write South Carolina’s budget voted Monday afternoon to advance a $208 million coronavirus pandemic relief bill to speed up COVID-19 vaccination efforts.
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 South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says there have been 277,258 vaccine doses administered in the state so far. While the focus has been on the vaccine and ways to get it to people more efficiently, Dr. Brannon Traxler says the vaccine is not the end of the fight against COVID-19.
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.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the state’s latest coronavirus numbers as of Sunday.
Governor Henry McMaster tweeted about the progress of coronavirus vaccinations in the Palmetto State on Sunday.
Walk-in vaccine appointments no longer allowed at Midlands sites as vaccine supplies run low
Courtesy: Prisma Health Tuomey COLUMBIA (WOLO): After two high-volume community vaccination sites in Columbia and Greenville Friday, Prisma Health says they’ve nearly reached their goal of 10,000 vaccinations a day. However, since the COVID-19 vaccine was made available, Prisma Health has administered more vaccinations than any health provider in our state, with 68, 867 doses, which is 25% of all…
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
As states struggle to vaccinate Americans, the Biden administration vows to speed up the crawling COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This comes as health experts say the potentially deadlier, new strain of the virus may also become the more dominant one by March.