SD DOH: 148 total new COVID-19 cases, six deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 127 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 98,775.

21 of the 148 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Six South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,853.

44 confirmed cases were reported West River: 20 in Pennington County, five in Meade County, three each in Lawrence and Tripp Counties, two each in Butte, Custer, Dewey, Fall River and Gregory Counties and one each in Corson, Oglala Lakota and Perkins Counties.

Two probable cases were reported West River: one each in Lawrence and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 2,028 cases are considered active, that number is down from 2,068 on Thursday. An additional 368 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 107,137.

91 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,492 people have ever been hospitalized.

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