SD DOH: 1,855 total new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 1,680 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 60,600.

175 of Saturday’s 1,855 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

53 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: 10 in Minnehaha County, six in McCook County, four each in Codington and Pennington Counties, three each in Lincoln and Roberts Counties, two each in Beadle, Bon Homme, Brule, Gregory, Moody, and Turner Counties, and one each in Brookings, Brown, Corson, Davison, Faulk, Grant, Jackson, Meade, Oglala Lakota, Union, and Ziebach Counties. The statewide death toll is now 621.

388 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 171 in Pennington County, 45 in Lawrence County, 27 in Oglala Lakota County, 23 in Meade County, 20 in Todd County, 14 in Butte County, 12 in Dewey County, 11 in Tripp County, nine each in Corson and Lyman Counties, eight in Custer County, seven in Stanley County, six in Fall River County, five each in Gregory, Jackson, and Perkins Counties, four in Mellette County, three in Haakon County, and one each in Bennett, Harding, Jones, and Ziebach Counties.

66 probable cases were reported in West River: 29 in Pennington County, 10 in Meade County, five in Lawrence County, four in Butte County, three each in Lyman, Perkins, and Todd Counties, two each in Dewey and Oglala Lakota Counties, and one each in Bennett, Corson, Fall River, Mellette, and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 18,747 cases are considered active, that number is up from 18,627 on Friday. An additional 1,682 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 44,814.

549 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 3,598 people have ever been hospitalized.

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