SD DOH: 65 new COVID-19 cases statewide, 29 West River

PIERRE, S.D. – Monday’s numbers from the South Dakota Department of Health show a total of 9,020 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in South Dakota, up 65 from Sunday.

29 of Monday’s new cases are West River – 19 in Pennington County, two each in Dewey, Lawrence and Meade Counties, and one each in Corson, Bennett, Jackson and Oglala Lakota Counties.

Regarding the cluster outbreak at Camp Judson in Keystone, the SD DOH has found a 33% infection rate among all campers and staff. 44 of the 93 infected individuals have recovered, with zero hospitalizations. The age groups among the infected at Camp Judson range from as young as the 5-9 group to the 70-74 group.

Across the state, 946 cases are considered active. That number is up from 911 on Sunday. An additional 30 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 7,939.

A total of 39 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 838 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the statewide total at 135.

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