SD DOH: 37 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths West River

PIERRE, S.D. – Thursday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show a total of 7,336 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in South Dakota, up 94 from Wednesday.

37 of Thursday’s new cases are West River – 15 in Dewey County, 10 in Pennington County, five each in Oglala Lakota and Lyman County and one each in Gregory and Todd Counties.

West River, one additional Pennington County resident has died from coronavirus-related complications, along with one Todd County resident. East River, Yankton County has reported their first death. Statewide, 101 people have died.

Across the state, 904 cases are considered active. That number is up from 864 on Wednesday. An additional 51 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 6,331.

A total of 61 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 718 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

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