SD DOH: 232 total new COVID-19 cases, three deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Thursday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 138 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 100,284.

94 of the 232 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Three South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,896.

24 confirmed cases were reported West River: 11 in Pennington County, four in Meade County, three in Fall River County, two in Oglala Lakota County and one each in Butte, Corson, Gregory and Tripp Counties.

32 probable cases were reported West River: 13 in Pennington County, four each in Custer and Fall River Counties, three each in Dewey and Haakon Counties, two in Stanley County and one each in Lyman, Meade and Mellette Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 2,056 cases are considered active, that number is up from 1,993 on Wednesday.

An additional 166 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 109,113.

87 people are currently hospitalized; a total of 6,664 have been hospitalized since the pandemic began.

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