SD DOH: 147 total new COVID-19 cases, active cases below 2,000

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 103 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 98,775.

44 of the 147 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Six South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,859.

25 confirmed cases were reported West River: eight in Pennington County, three each in Meade and Tripp Counties, two each in Butte, Corson, Custer, and Lawrence Counties, and one each in Bennett, Dewey, and Ziebach Counties.

15 probable cases were reported West River: 10 in Pennington County, two in Mellette County, and one each in Corson, Dewey, and Meade Counties.

In South Dakota, 1,997 cases are considered active, that number is down from 2,028 on Friday. Active cases haven’t been below 2,000 since August 26, 2020.

An additional 172 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 107,309.

95 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,509 people have ever been hospitalized.

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