SD DOH: 2,708 total new COVID-19 cases, six deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 2,045 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 167,876.

Six new deaths were reported, putting the state’s death toll at 2,534. The state now recorded its first death from coronavirus of a child under age 10.

591 confirmed cases were reported West River: 304 in Pennington County, 66 in Meade County, 49 in Lawrence County, 23 in Fall River County, 22 each in Butte and Dewey Counties, 18 in Custer County, 17 in Todd County, 15 in Tripp County, 13 in Oglala Lakota County, 11 in Bennett County, eight in Gregory County, six in Ziebach County, four each in Stanley and Jackson Counties, three each in Lyman and Mellette Counties, two in Corson County, and one in Perkins County.

177 probable cases were reported West River: 57 in Pennington County, 30 in Oglala Lakota County, 18 in Todd County, 14 in Lyman County, 11 in Lawrence County, seven in Tripp County, six each in Meade and Jackson Counties, five each in Custer and Gregory Counties, four in Bennett County, three each in Perkins and Mellette Counties, and two each in Corson, Butte, Stanley, and Haakon Counties.

In South Dakota, 22,743 cases are considered active, that number is up from 20,475 on Tuesday.

An additional 434 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 172,635.


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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