SD DOH: 1,944 total new COVID-19 cases, two deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 1,578 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 161,092.

Two new deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,522.

373 confirmed cases were reported West River: 197 in Pennington County, 46 in Meade County, 37 in Lawrence County, 13 in Todd County, 11 each in Custer and Butte Counties, eight in Fall River County, seven each in Dewey, Jackson, and Tripp Counties, six in Oglala Lakota County, five each in Stanley and Gregory Counties, four in Lyman County, three each in Corson and Bennett Counties, two in Ziebach County, and one in Mellette County.

65 probable cases were reported West River: 38 in Pennington County, five in Gregory County, four in Oglala Lakota County, three each in Meade, Lawrence, and Todd Counties, two each in Corson, Fall River, and Tripp Counties, and one each in Stanley, Haakon, and Lyman Counties.

In South Dakota, 15,927 cases are considered active, that number is up from 14,355 on Thursday.

An additional 370 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 170,962.

Data are provisional and subject to change. Data are updated daily (Monday – Friday) by about 12:00 p.m. and include cases reported through 1:00 p.m. the previous day. Data from Saturday and Sunday will be included in Tuesday’s update.

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