SD DOH: 277 total new COVID-19 cases, 73 West River

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PIERRE, S.D. — On Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 200 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 94,967.

77 of the 277 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the state death toll at 1,667.

66 confirmed cases were reported West River: 45 in Pennington County, five in Lawrence County, three each in Gregory, Meade and Perkins Counties, two each in Bennett and Oglala Lakota Counties and one each in Custer, Fall River and Jones Counties.

Seven new probable cases were reported West River: two each in Pennington and Tripp Counties and one each in Corson, Lyman and Mellette Counties.

In South Dakota, 4,103 cases are considered active, that number is down from 4,232 on Tuesday. An additional 406 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 100,293.

195 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,109 people have ever been hospitalized.

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