On Monday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 25.3% positive tests with 2,736 new cases out of 10,798 tests.

Since the start of the pandemic, the state has conducted nearly 4.7 million tests—379,775 of which have been positive.

As of Monday, S.C. has received 542,750 vaccine doses, a combination of both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccine; 81% of all Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines have been utilized while 29% of Moderna vaccines have been administered.

In the past few weeks, the Moderna vaccine was only available to those in long-term care facilities but is now being offered to any Phase 1a individuals who are eligible (healthcare workers and people aged 70+).

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, the S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control will meet to discuss further vaccine allocation throughout the state.

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