558 new COVID-19 cases, three deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 558 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 34,031.

24 of Wednesday’s 582 total cases are considered as probable cases.

Three South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: one each in Buffalo, Marshall and Miner Counties. The statewide death toll is now 333.

199 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 56 in Pennington County, 37 in Oglala Lakota County, 18 in Lawrence County, 17 in Meade County, 16 in Todd County, 10 in Butte County, nine in Jackson County, five each in Bennett and Corson Counties, four each in Fall River, Gregory and Harding Counties, three in Perkins County, two each in Custer, Dewey and Tripp Counties and one each in Haakon, Jones, Lyman, Mellette and Stanley Counties.

One probable case each were reported in Oglala Lakota and Haakon Counties.

In South Dakota, 8,688 cases are considered active, that number is up from 8,441 on Tuesday. An additional 337 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 26,023.

332 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,239 people have ever been hospitalized.

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