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Andy Hartung, Self Regional Healthcare's assistant vice president and chief information officer, said the process of organizing and operating Self's COVID-19 vaccination clinic is like other hospital processes, it's a constant effort to streamline and make things more efficient. Staff are le…

This week, Greenwood County School District 52 has received reports of seven people testing positive for COVID-19, while five await test results and 30 are quarantined, the district said in a Friday afternoon release.

As vaccines begin to trickle into the arms of state residents and novel coronavirus cases remain high nationally and throughout the Palmetto State, a fifth Index-Journal employee has tested positive for the respiratory virus. The first positive case at the newspaper occurred in July.

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State health officials reported 2,946 new confirmed cases and 17 probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, along with eight additional confirmed deaths and four probable deaths.

The Lakelands logged a dozen more deaths associated with COVID-19. Two were confirmed virus deaths — one each in Laurens and McCormick counties — and the other 10 were probable COVID-19 deaths.

The COVID-19 vaccine is reaching those at greatest risk of serious illness or death — nursing homes and other extended care facilities are getting residents and staff vaccinated through a government partnership with CVS and Walgreens.

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Greenwood County logged two new confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, as did Laurens County, while the statewide confirmed death toll from the virus rapidly approached 6,000

Andy Hartung, Self Regional Healthcare's assistant vice president and chief information officer, said the process of organizing and operating Self's COVID-19 vaccination clinic is like other hospital processes, it's a constant effort to streamline and make things more efficient. Staff are le…

Nearly 100 cases of COVID-19 have affected employees at Eaton’s electrical facility in Greenwood County in the past year.

Offices and cubicles transform into a clinic as needed, and the crews behind Self Regional Healthcare’s vaccine clinic have turned a former business office into the hub of immunization against COVID-19.

State health officials reported 3,528 new confirmed cases and 97 probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, along with 23 additional confirmed deaths and eight probable deaths.

This week, Greenwood County School District 52 has received reports of seven people testing positive for COVID-19, while five await test results and 30 are quarantined, the district said in a Friday afternoon release.

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As the Lakelands and the country respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has led to state and national emergency declarations, it is vital for everyone to have up-to-date information about the virus and its spread. As such, we're providing free access to all of our COVID-19 coverage, which is available on this page.

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