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What you need to know: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported on Thursday that nearly one million state residents have completed vaccination.

Currently, 995,974 people are fully protected against COVID-19. The majority of people (573,340) have received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while 336,001 people have received Moderna. Source: SCDHEC

Earlier this week, S.C. health officials paused distribution of the J&J vaccine based on federal recommendations.

Latest COVID-19 data

South Carolina health officials reported 589 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, with two confirmed deaths.

With 12,452 tests reported Thursday, 6.3% were positive.

Source: Department of Health and Environmental ControlInstitute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Confirmed cases in S.C.: 473,442 (+589)
Total positive cases in Charleston County: 41,741 (+48)
Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 16,779 (+35)
Total positive cases in Dorchester County: 16,967 (+36)
Deaths in S.C. from COVID-19: 8,194 (+2)