32 new west river COVID-19 cases, one death

PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 98 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing its total to 9,371.

The department of health also reported three more coronavirus-related deaths, including two in Minnehaha County and one in Todd County. The statewide death toll now stands at 144.

32 cases were reported in west river – 12 in Pennington County, six in Lawrence County, five in Meade County, three in Custer County, two each in Corson County and Fall River County, and one each in Oglala Lakota County and Todd County.

In Pennington County, a total of 875 people have tested positive for the virus while 721 have recovered; 123 cases are considered active in that county.

There are currently 983 active cases in the state, down four from Thursday.

99 more people recovered on Friday, leaving the state’s total number of recoveries at 8,244.

There are 47 people who are currently hospitalized due to the coronavirus. A total of 866 people have ever been hospitalized.


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