SD DOH: 617 new COVID-19 cases, 154 in west river

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 617 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total number of cases to 28,564.

In the state, 75 of the new cases are probable.

The number of active cases in the state rose to 5,865, up 332 from yesterday.

154 cases were reported in west river – 58 in Pennington County, 18 in Meade County,  11 in Lawrence and Todd counties, 10 in Oglala Lakota County, six in Butte and Custer counties, five in Perkins, Dewey and Fall River counties, three in Haakon, Stanley and Jackson counties, two in Lyman, Gregory and Tripp counties, and one each in Harding, Bennett, Corson and Ziebach counties.

A total of 3,121 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pennington County while 2,450 have recovered. The number of active cases in Pennington County is 630.

In the state, 22,413 people have recovered from the virus, up 285 from Saturday.

The number of people who are currently hospitalized is 266, down one from yesterday. A total of 1,866 people have ever been hospitalized from the virus.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the state’s death toll at 286.

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