SD DOH: 320 new COVID-19 cases statewide, six deaths

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 320 new confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total number of cases to 16,437.

The department of health reported six new deaths across the state — two in Minnehaha County, and one each in Custer, Grant, Meade, and Oglala Lakota Counties. The state’s death toll now stands at 183.

69 of Saturday’s new cases are West River — 35 in Pennington County, seven in Meade County, six each in Gregory and Tripp Counties, five in Lawrence County, two each in Lyman, Oglala Lakota, and Stanley Counties, and one each in Butte, Custer, Dewey, and Fall River Counties.

Across the state, 2,515 cases are considered active. That number is the same from Friday. An additional 314 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 13,739.

A total of 109 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,152 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

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