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What you need to know: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reports more than 40% of residents have at least started the vaccination process while 29.6% are completely vaccinated.

DHEC lifted the 10-day pause on administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last Friday after federal health officials said benefits of the vaccine outweigh the extremely rare risk of developing blood clots. Source: S.C. DHEC

Latest COVID-19 data

South Carolina health officials reported 362 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Monday, with 3 confirmed deaths.With 13,206 tests reported Sunday, 3.7% were positive.

Source: Department of Health and Environmental Control, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Confirmed cases in S.C.: 479,618 (+362)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 42,473 (+26)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 17,168 (+17)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 17,420 (+8)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,307 (+3)

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