SD DOH: 1,132 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, nine deaths statewide
PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,132 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 36,109.
53 of Friday’s 1,185 total cases are considered as probable cases.
Nine South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: two each in Minnehaha and Pennington Counties and one each in Gregory, Jerauld, Lincoln, Turner and Union Counties. The statewide death toll is now 356.
260 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 68 in Pennington County, 60 in Oglala Lakota County, 24 in Lawrence County, 13 in Dewey County, 12 in Todd County, 11 each in Butte and Lyman Counties, eight each in Meade and Gregory Counties, six in Fall River County, five each in Bennett and Corson Counties, four each in Custer, Jackson, Stanley and Ziebach Counties, three in Harding County and two each in Haakon, Jones, Mellette, Perkins and Tripp Counties.
17 probable cases were reported West River: six in Pennington County, three in Bennett County, two each in Butte, Lawrence and Todd Counties and one each in Dewey and Jackson Counties.
In South Dakota, 9,862 cases are considered active, that number is up from 9,273 on Thursday. An additional 961 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 26,023.
349 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,336 people have ever been hospitalized.