SD DOH: 252 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 252 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 18,696.

Two South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications – both in Minnehaha County. Statewide, 202 have died.

72 of Saturday’s new cases are West River — 24 in Pennington County, 13 in Dewey County, nine in Meade County, eight in Tripp County, six in Lawrence County, three in Oglala Lakota County, two in Custer, Gregory, and Perkins Counties, and one in Butte, Jackson, and Lyman Counties.

Across the state, 2,843 cases are considered active. That number is down from 2,946 on Saturday. An additional 353 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 15,651.

A total of 170 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,288 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

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