SD DOH: 369 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 369 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 18,444.

Two South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications – one in Pennington County, and one in Codington County. Statewide, 200 have died.

113 of Saturday’s new cases are West River — 34 in Pennington County, 16 in Tripp County, 14 in Meade County, nine in Lawrence County, eight in Gregory County, six in Bennett County, four each in Jackson and Oglala Lakota Counties, three each in Custer, Dewey, and Stanley Counties, two each in Fall River, Haakon, and Todd Counties, and one each in Corson, Jones, and Lyman Counties.

Across the state, 2,946 cases are considered active. That number is up from 2,809 on Friday. An additional 230 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 15,298.

A total of 153 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,268 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

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