SD DOH: 266 total new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 266 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 94,557.

76 of the 266 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

23 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,656.

58 confirmed cases were reported West River: 21 in Pennington County, 11 in Meade County, eight in Lawrence County, five in Butte County, four in Perkins County, two each in Custer and Lyman Counties, and one each in Jackson, Jones, Ziebach, Stanley, and Bennett Counties.

22 new probable cases were reported West River: seven in Pennington County, three in Ziebach County, two each in Mellette, Stanley, Fall River, and Oglala Lakota Counties, and one each in Jackson, Dewey, Lawrence, and Todd Counties.

In South Dakota, 4,662 cases are considered active, that number is down from 4,837 on Saturday. An additional 418 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 99,226

213 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,063 people have ever been hospitalized.

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