SD DOH: 1,387 total new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,091 new COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 64,582.

296 of Wednesday’s 1,387 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

30 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: four each in Lawrence, Minnehaha and Oglala Lakota Counties, two each in Davison, Gregory, Kingsbury and Lincoln Counties and one each in Bon Homme, Brookings, Butte, Codington, Custer, Hughes, Lyman, Pennington, Turner and Union Counties.

The state death toll is now at 674.

301 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 129 in Pennington County, 36 in Oglala Lakota County, 24 in Meade County, 23 in Todd County, 13 in Lawrence County, 11 in Custer County, 10 in Lyman County, six each in Corson, Lyman, Mellette, Perkins, Stanley and Tripp Counties, four each in Bennett and Butte Counties, three each in Jackson and Ziebach Counties, two each in Dewey and Fall River Counties and one in Haakon County.

159 probable cases were reported in West River: 97 in Pennington County, 22 in Lawrence County, 15 in Meade County, eight in Butte County, five in Haakon County, four each in Custer and Fall River Counties, two in Lyman County and one each in Perkins and Ziebach County.

In South Dakota, 19,240 cases are considered active, that number is up from 18,624 on Tuesday. An additional 741 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 48,757.

593 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 3,864 people have ever been hospitalized.

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