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Ninety Six schools report new cases of COVID-19


Greenwood County School District 52 released an update Tuesday morning on last week’s COVID-19 cases.

Ninety Six Primary has one student who tested positive, 17 student close contacts, two staff members who tested positive and three staff members in quarantine.

Ninety Six Elementary School has one positive student and one student close contact. Edgewood Middle school has one positive student, one student close contact and one staff member who tested positive.

Ninety Six High School has two positive students and one student in quarantine.

Close contacts who test positive should notify their principal and await instructions from the district.



About 2.7 million South Carolinians will be able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, and health officials are trusting that the right people will sign up to get it.

More people will soon have access to COVID-19 vaccines after South Carolina enters phase 1b of its vaccination plan starting next Monday.

Greenwood County School District 52 released new COVID-19 information on Tuesday.

Greenwood City Council voted 5-2 to extend a face-covering requirement for the city during a special called meeting Monday night. Mayor Brandon Smith and Councilman Ronnie Ables voted against the emergency ordinance.

New cases continue to be well below what South Carolina saw during the winter surge and hospitalizations continue to drop.

Face coverings and annexation are the topics for tonight’s special called meeting of the Greenwood City Council.

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