SD DOH: 1,006 total new COVID-19 cases statewide, 222 West River

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Tuesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 970 new COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 63,491.

36 of Tuesday’s 1,006 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the state death toll at 644.

211 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 78 in Pennington County, 24 in Meade County, 23 in Lawrence County, 17 in Stanley County, nine each in Lyman and Oglala Lakota Counties, eight each in Butte, Perkins and Todd Counties, six in Fall River County, four each in Custer, Dewey, Gregory and Jones Counties, two each in Bennett and Haakon Counties and one in Corson County.

11 probable cases were reported in West River: four in Pennington County, three in Haakon County and two each in Bennett and Oglala Lakota Counties.

In South Dakota, 18,624 cases are considered active, that number is up from 18,139 on Monday. An additional 521 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 48,016.

582 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 3,769 people have ever been hospitalized.

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