SD DOH: 231 total new COVID-19 cases, three deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Thursday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 172 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 104,090.

59 of the 231 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Three new deaths were reported, bringing the state death toll to 1,938.

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

Three new probable cases were reported West River:  one each in Jackson, Meade and Pennington Counties.

In South Dakota, 2,487 cases are considered active, that number is down from 2,522 on Wednesday.

An additional 262 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 113,564.

98 people are currently hospitalized; a total of 7,021 have been hospitalized since the pandemic began.

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