SD DOH: 457 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — Friday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show 457 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 20,554.

Six South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications – Two in Gregory County and one each in Minnehaha, Butte, Douglas and Meade Counties. Statewide, 216 have died.

146 of Friday’s new cases are West River — 56 in Pennington County, 19 in Lyman County, nine each in Dewey, Mead, Oglala Lakota and Tripp Counties, seven in Lawrence County, six in Gregory County, five in Butte County, four each in Stanley and Todd Counties, three in Jones County, two in Custer County and one each in Fall River, Haakon, Jackson and Perkins Counties.

Across the state, 3,507 cases are considered active. That number is up from 3,291 on Thursday. An additional 661 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 16,170.

A total of 194 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 1,400 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

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