SD DOH: 1,328 total new COVID-19 cases, 37 deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,205 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 66,704.

123 of Friday’s 1,328 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

37 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: five in Lawrence County, four in Moody County, three each in Bon Homme, Butte, Codington and Spink Counties, two each in Custer, Davison and Minnehaha Counties and one each in Aurora, Beadle, Brookings, Buffalo, Hughes, Jackson, Kingsbury, McCook, Miner, Roberts and Union Counties.

The state death toll is now at 741.

274 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 105 in Pennington County, 26 in Todd County, 21 in Oglala Lakota County, 20 in Meade County, 14 in Tripp County, 12 each in Lawrence, Lyman and Stanley Counties, 11 in Custer County, nine in Gregory County, six in Dewey County, five each in Corson and Fall River Counties, four each in Bennett and Butte Counties, three in Mellette County, two each in Jones and Ziebach Counties and one in Perkins County.

56 probable cases were reported in West River: 34 in Pennington County, 10 in Lawrence County, five in Meade County, three in Lyman County and one each in Custer, Perkins, Todd and Tripp Counties.

In South Dakota, 18,407 cases are considered active, that number is up from 17,884 on Thursday. An additional 769 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 51,922.

574 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 3,933 people have ever been hospitalized.

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