SD DOH: 187 total new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 140 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 99,603.

47 of the 187 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Seven South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,886.

27 confirmed cases were reported West River: 11 in Pennington County, five in Meade County, two each in Butte and Tripp Counties, and one each in Dewey, Fall River, Jones, Lawrence, Meade, Perkins, and Todd Counties.

Four probable cases were reported West River: one each in Haakon, Lawrence, Meade, and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 1,910 cases are considered active, that number is down from 1,944 on Friday.

An additional 213 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 108,497.

91 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,610 people have ever been hospitalized.

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