SD DOH: 425 total new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 298 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 94,113.

127 of the 425 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

15 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. The state death toll is now 1,629.

80 confirmed cases were reported West River: 35 in Pennington County, 17 in Lawrence County, six in Custer County, five in Meade County, four in Oglala Lakota County, three each in Butte and Lyman Counties, two each in Perkins and Ziebach Counties and one each in Corson, Jones and Tripp Counties.

22 new probable cases were reported West River: 16 in Pennington County and one each in Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Oglala Lakota, Perkins and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 4,732 cases are considered active, that number is up from 4,728 on Thursday. An additional 406 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 98,576.

227 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 6,023 people have ever been hospitalized.

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