SD DOH: 1,199 total new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,199 new COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 61,700.

99 of Sunday’s 1,199 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

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23 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: four in Codington County, three in Lincoln County, two in Day, Minnehaha and Spink Counties, and one each in Beadle, Bon Homme, Brown, Davison, Gregory, Hutchinson, Lawrence, Oglala Lakota, Sully and Turner Counties.

The state death toll is now at 644.

283 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 128 in Pennington County, 38 in Meade County, 29 in Lawrence County, 19 in Oglala Lakota, 13 in Butte County, nine in Tripp County, seven in Fall River and Todd Counties, six in Gregory and Lyman Counties, five in Custer and Stanley Counties, four in Bennett County, three in Dewey County, two in Jackson County, and one in Corson and Perkins Counties.

31 probable cases were reported in West River: 18 in Pennington County, eight in Lawrence County, two in Meade County, and one in Butte, Fall River, and Tripp Counties.

In South Dakota, 19,360 cases are considered active, that number is up from 18,747 on Sunday. An additional 563 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 45,377.

553 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 3,644 people have ever been hospitalized.

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