SD DOH: 2,641 total new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 1,990 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 171,801.

15 new deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,559.

576 confirmed cases were reported West River: 319 in Pennington County, 65 in Lawrence County, 61 in Meade, 20 in Todd, 18 in Tripp, 16 in Butte, 15 in Fall River, 14 in Custer, 13 in Dewey, seven in Oglala Lakota County, six in Gregory, four each in Corson and Mellette, three each in Harding, Lyman, and Bennett County, two in Perkins, and one each in Stanley, Haakon, and Jackson Counties.

170 probable cases were reported West River: 78 in Pennington County, 30 in Todd, 12 in Lyman, 10 in Meade, seven each in Haakon and Custer Counties, six each in Jackson and Oglala Lakota Counties, three each in Lawrence and Stanley Counties, two each in Tripp and Gregory Counties, and one each in Harding, Perkins, Butte, and Mellette Counties.

In South Dakota, 26,835 cases are considered active, that number is up from 24,796 on Thursday.

An additional 587 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 173,156.


Data are provisional and subject to change. Data are updated daily (Monday – Friday) by about 12:00 p.m. and include cases reported through 1:00 p.m. the previous day. Data from Saturday and Sunday will be included in Tuesday’s update.

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