SD DOH: 163 new COVID-19 cases statewide, 49 West River

PIERRE, S.D. — Monday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show 163 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 16,801.

49 of Monday’s new cases are West River — 19 in Pennington County, eight in Meade County, five in Dewey County, four in Lawrence County, three in Corson County, two each in Jackson and Oglala Lakota Counties and one each in Custer, Gregory, Lyman, Todd, Tripp and Ziebach Counties.

The DOH is reporting that there have been 668 reported COVID-19 cases in K-12 schools statewide, split among 446 students and 221 staff, with 458 fully recovered from those cases. Among colleges and universities statewide, there are 1,053 cases reported, split among 1,004 students and 49 staff, with 860 cases fully recovered.

Across the state, 2,499 cases are considered active. That number is down from 2,515 on Sunday. An additional 125 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 14,118.

A total of 110 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,171 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide death total at 184.

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