SD DOH: 1,011 total new COVID-19 cases, two deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Tuesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 955 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 70,172.

56 of Tuesday’s 1,011 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Two South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications, both West River, one each in Pennington and Ziebach Counties.

The state death toll is now 821.

243 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 98 in Pennington County, 35 in Lawrence County, 25 in Meade County, 16 in Oglala Lakota County, 13 in Todd County, 12 in Butte County, nine in Gregory County, six in Custer County, five each in Lyman and Tripp Counties, four each in Fall River and Haakon Counties, three each in Dewey and Stanley Counties, two in Bennett County and one each in Corson, Mellette and Perkins Counties.

35 probable cases were reported West River, 19 in Pennington County, four in Butte County, three in Meade County, two each in Todd and Ziebach Counties and one each in Bennett, Corson, Dewey, Fall River and Haakon Counties.

In South Dakota, 16,657 cases are considered active, that number is down from 17,350 on Monday. An additional 1,702 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 57,381.

574 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 4,193 people have ever been hospitalized.

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