SD DOH: 658 new COVID-19 cases, eight deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 658 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of cases to 33,269.

Eight South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications, three East River: One each in Bennet, Meade, and Pennington Counties. The state’s death toll now stands at 323.

30 of Sunday’s 658 total cases are considered as probable cases.

185 cases were reported in West River: 50 in Pennington County, 24 in Oglala Lakota County, 21 in Lawrence County, 13 in Harding County, 12 in Meade County, 10 in Custer County, eight in Fall River and Todd Counties, seven in Butte and Dewey Counties, five in Tripp County, four in Haakon County, three in Gregory, Jackson, and Stanley Counties, two in Bennett and Lyman Counties, and one in Corson, Jones, and Perkins Counties.

In South Dakota, 8,012 cases are considered active, that number is up from 7,768 on Saturday. An additional 406 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 24,934.

300 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,119 people have ever been hospitalized.

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