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Omicron variant of Covid-19

  • Please note: the President has been delayed. We expect him to start some time after 2:30.As COVID-19 cases surge across the U.S. ahead of Christmas, President Biden delivers remarks on his administration's plans to fight the onslaught of cases and the rapidly-spreading omicron variant of the virus. Listen to coverage on all SC Public Radio stations, or watch live, here...
  • Scientists say they have confirmed the first three cases of the omicron coronavirus variant in South Carolina. Officials with the Medical University of South Carolina said Wednesday that the identified cases were all in the state's Lowcountry region. Scientists reported the earliest sample was collected Dec. 4, meaning the variant has been in the state for at least a couple weeks.