Wed Apr 21, 2021

Editorial: Columbus should be near the top for vaccine doses; it’s nearly last

Denise Schutters gets a COVID-19 vaccine at Premier Living, a Lake Waccamaw nursing home. Staff photo by Ivey Schofield

The revelation that Columbus County is in the bottom five in the number of coronavirus vaccines made available to the public is stunning.

Reporter Ivey Schofield’s story in today’s edition reveals that Columbus residents have received one dose per 10.09 residents compared to 6.79 for all state residents — 39% fewer doses

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