SD DOH: 105 new COVID-19 cases statewide, 15 West River

PIERRE, S.D. — Tuesday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show 105 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 15,403.

15 of Tuesday’s new cases are West River — Seven in Pennington County, two in Perkins County and one each in Bennett, Butte, Fall River, Gregory, Haakon and Lawrence Counties.

The DOH is reporting that there have been 452 reported COVID-19 cases in K-12 schools statewide, split among 207 students and 155 staff. Among colleges and universities statewide, there are 842 cases reported, split among 806 students and 36 staff.

Black Hills State University is reporting 12 cases (11 students and one staff) and South Dakota Mines reports 16 active cases (14 students and one staff). The South Dakota Board of Regents has a list of all available campus COVID-19 dashboards with regularly-updated information on their website.

Across the state, 2,679 cases are considered active. That number is down from 2,892 on Monday. An additional 316 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 12,551.

A total of 68 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,094 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide total at 173.

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