SD DOH: 486 total new COVID-19 cases, six deaths reported

Mgn 1280x960 00325c00 AvgoaPIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 319 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 138,748.

Six new deaths were reported, bringing the state death toll to 2,303.

96 confirmed cases were reported West River: 62 in Pennington County, eight in Butte County, five each in Custer and Fall River Counties, three each in Perkins, Corson, Dewey, and Lyman Counties, two in Gregory County, and one each in Jackson and Todd Counties.

15 probable cases were reported West River: four in Pennington County, two each in Dewey, Custer, Jackson, and Bennett Counties, and one each in Perkins, Haakon, and Lyman Counties.

In South Dakota, 6,775 cases are considered active, that number is up from 6,663 on Wednesday.

An additional 368 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 152,882.

NOTE: Starting August 12, 2021, the South Dakota COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated daily as cases increase. Data from Saturday and Sunday will be included in Tuesday’s update.

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