Greenville News and Spartanburg Herald Journal
Each day, The Greenville News publishes a new live-updates-style story with the latest COVID-19 news relevant to our communities in the Upstate. This is our COVID-19 news roundup for Feb. 12. We’ll update this story only through the end of the day.
SC coronavirus map:A look at COVID-19 cases by county and zip code
Here’s what to know Friday
- The state Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,428 new confirmed cases and 84 new deaths statewide on Thursday.
- Most of the Upstate’s vaccines through Prisma will be given at the former K-Mart location in Greenville. The consolidations would happen over a three-week timeline, starting Feb. 15 with consolidations in Greenville.
- State health officials said vaccine shipment issues early this week affected at least 14 facilities in South Carolina, including Prisma Health, and affected about a dozen states.
- The latest COVID-19 State Profile Report shows South Carolina leads all states in new cases per 100,000 people last week, despite falling case numbers and positivity rates.
- Administrators with Greenville County Schools presented a plan to spend $38.5 million in COVID funds to remediate struggling students.
- Prisma Health says vaccine shipment delays have resulted in delayed and canceled vaccination appointments in the last two days.
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