SD DOH: 621 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Tuesday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 621 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 33,466.

59 of Tuesday’s 621 total cases are considered as probable cases.

Seven South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: two in Lincoln County and one each in Beadle, Kingsbury, Mellette, Minnehaha and Pennington Counties

242 cases were reported in West River: 96 in Pennington County, 30 in Oglala Lakota County, 27 in Todd County, 17 in Lawrence County, 15 in Meade County, nine in Custer County, seven each in Dewey and Jackson Counties, five each in Bennett and Mellette Counties, four each in Butte and Tripp Counties, three in Ziebach County, two each in Fall River, Gregory, Haakon, Lyman, Perkins and Stanley Counties and one in Harding County.

In South Dakota, 8,441 cases are considered active, that number is up from 8,388 on Monday. An additional 561 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 25,686.

329 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,193 people have ever been hospitalized.

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