SD DOH: 257 total new COVID-19 cases, three deaths statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 255 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 106,323.

Two of the 255 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

Three new deaths were reported, bringing the state death toll to 1,952.

21 confirmed cases were reported West River: Six in Pennington County, three in Lawrence County, two each in Meade, Oglala Lakota and Tripp Counties and one each in Bennett, Butte, Custer, Gregory, Jackson and Mellette Counties..

No new probable cases were reported West River.

In South Dakota, 2,201 cases are considered active, that number is down from 2,328 on Thursday.

An additional 663 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 116,703.

106 people are currently hospitalized; a total of 7,189 have been hospitalized since the pandemic began.

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