Seems like “good news” but “bad news” as well - infant mortality drops to 6.533 deaths per 1000 live births:
But the national average is 5.58.
White babies in SC at 4.5
But black babies in SC at 10.8!
Hispanic babies in SC at 5.2.
Other races at 6.3.
The article indicates access to pre-natal care and education may be likely issues.