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What you need to know: The United States is set to invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral development and manufacturing, including medicines designed to be taken at home to treat early symptoms, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

The investment will be allocated from the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package President Joe Biden signed into law in March. Source: The Washington Post

Latest COVID-19 data

South Carolina health officials reported 190 total cases of the coronavirus on Friday (120 confirmed, 70 probable), with one confirmed deaths.

With85,759 tests reported Friday, 2.0% were positive.

Source: DHEC

Confirmed cases in S.C.: 492,667 (+120)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 43,886 (+0)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 17,944 (+0)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 18,318 (+0)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,618 (+1)

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