According to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control:
34.6 percent of all South Carolina residents have a complete, or full, vaccination;
43.4 percent of all state residents have had at least one vaccine in a two-part requirement;
The total number of COVID-19 vaccines received by state residents is 3,096,363 million;
The majority of all vaccines given in South Carolina is the Pfizer vaccine, followed with Moderna and then Janssen (Johnson and Johnson);
The majority of all those vaccinated in S.C. are women, with 54.9 percent of those vaccinated being women;
About 54.2 percent of those vaccinated in South Carolina are men.
The ethnicity with the fewest vaccinated population in the Palmetto State is the Hispanic ethnicity, with only about 64,859 Hispanics in South Carolina showing as being vaccinated, according to S.C. DHEC.
The majority of those being vaccinated in South Carolina are white, followed by black and then the category of “other.”
Vaccine Counts Per County
These statistics are provided by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. They tell us the total number of completed doses given in each county and the number of people in each county eligible to receive the vaccine, meaning the number of people in that county who are 16 years old or older. The Press and Standard editorial staff chose to show Colleton County and nearby counties, for comparison purposes. Statistics for each of the 46 counties in South Carolina are available on the DHEC Web site, at www.scdhec.gov.
Allendale: 5,000 total doses with 7,663 eligible population
Beaufort: 61,908 total doses with 156,340 eligible population
Charleston: 150,473 total doses with 333,788 eligible population
Colleton: 8,713 total doses with 30,786 eligible people
Dorchester: 40,219 total doses given with 125,998 eligible people
Jasper: 5,815 total doses given with 23,501 eligible people