SD DOH: 247 total new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 209 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 95,683.

38 of the 247 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

12 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,684.

75 confirmed cases were reported West River: 44 in Pennington County, eight in Oglala Lakota County, five in Meade County, four in Lawrence County, three in Mellette County, two each in Custer, Dewey, Fall River, and Perkins Counties, and one each in Corson, Gregory, and Lyman Counties.

10 new probable cases were reported West River: two each in Fall River, Meade, and Todd Counties, and one each in Dewey, Lawrence, Oglala Lakota, and Ziebach Counties.

In South Dakota, 4,021 cases are considered active, that number is down from 4,090 on Friday. An additional 304 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 101,246.

172 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,177 people have ever been hospitalized.

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