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What you need to know: The U.S. will likely miss President Joe Biden’s July 4 vaccination goal to have 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated by Independence Day. If the country continues on its current pace, about 67% of adults will be partially vaccinated by July 4. Source: NYT

Latest COVID-19 data

South Carolina health officials reported 49 total cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday (34 confirmed, 15 probable), with three confirmed deaths.

With 2,585 tests reported Tuesday, 1.7% were positive.

Source: DHEC

Confirmed cases in S.C.: 492,869 (+56)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 43,900 (+7)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 17,970 (+5)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 18,341 (+3)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,629 (+3)

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