SD DOH: 1,095 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, nine deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,095 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 40,589.

175 of Wednesday’s 1,270 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Nine South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: two each in Codington and Walworth Counties and one each in Brooks, Campbell, lake, Minnehaha and Oglala Lakota Counties. The statewide death toll is now 384.

336 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 99 in Pennington County, 43 in Lawrence County, 30 in Oglala Lakota County, 23 in Butte County, 21 in Meade County, 19 in Dewey County, 17 in Todd County, 11 in Gregory County, 10 each in Fall River and Lyman Counties, nine in Mellette County, eight in Bennett County, seven each in Custer and Tripp Counties, six in Haakon County, five in Harding County, four in Jackson County, three in Perkins County and two each in Corson and Ziebach Counties.

84 probable cases were reported in West River: 43 in Pennington County, 17 in Butte, seven in Meade, four in Lawrence County, three in Haakon, two each in Bennett and Jackson Counties and one each in Corson, Fall River, Harding, Perkins, Todd and Ziebach Counties.

In South Dakota, 11,933 cases are considered active, that number is up from 11,188 on Tuesday. An additional 516 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 29,683.

412 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,545 people have ever been hospitalized.


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