Today, South Carolina DHEC announced nearly 7000 new cases of COVID-19. The governor held a press conference today saying there is no need for a state of emergency. This comes just as the state surpasses 1 million positive COVID cases since the pandemic began.
A bill that, if passed, would allow South Carolina teachers and school staff to move to phase 1-A in vaccine distribution, was debated in house committee Monday. House members mostly seemed in favor of this bill and getting our teachers vaccinated. However, a question of how it can be done with an ongoing vaccine supply issue in our state.