SD DOH: 33 new COVID-19 cases statewide, six in Pennington County

PIERRE, S.D. – Tuesday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show a total of 5,067 cases have been confirmed in South Dakota, up 33 from Monday.

Ten of Tuesday’s new cases are West River – six in Pennington County, one in Meade County, one in Fall River County, one in Dewey County and one in Todd County.

Another extension on Rapid City business restrictions was approved Monday night by the Rapid City Common Council by a six-to-three vote, the restrictions will now last until July 31.

The initial ordinance, which restricted dine-in options at bars and restaurants, and closed recreational facilities such as gyms and theaters, was to have expired this Saturday. This extension through July gives council members the ability to make fast changes and impose additional restrictions if the need arises, including ending all restrictions if conditions warrant.

Across the state, 1,015 cases are considered active. That number is down from 1,069 on Monday. An additional 87 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 3,990.

A total of 89 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 443 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

No new deaths are reported, leaving the statewide total at 62.

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