COVID-19

DHEC provides update on COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the state

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.

Prisma Health now only taking scheduled vaccine appointments and second-dose patients

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…

3,435 new covid-19 cases, 63 new deaths Saturday

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