• The Associated Press

Cunningham Says Plan Would Boost South Carolina COVID Shots

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Joe Cunningham is rolling out a plan to boost South Carolina’s COVID-19 vaccinations, a number the former congressman said is low due to a lack of leadership under Republican Gov. Henry McMaster...

Vaccination rates in South Carolina have been among the lowest in the country, with just over 44% of eligible residents having been fully dosed, according to data updated Saturday by state health officials.

New COVID-19 cases have been on the rise, with the average number doubling in the past two weeks to about 410 cases a day amid no signs of slowing down, according to state health officials {...}