SD DOH: 67 new COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, six in Pennington County

PIERRE, S.D. –The South Dakota Department of Health’s numbers for Tuesday show 67 new positive cases of COVID-19 statewide.

A total of 4,653 cases have been confirmed in South Dakota, up 67 from Monday. Of Tuesday’s new cases, nine are West River – six in Pennington County, two in Todd County and one in Jackson County.

The White House on Sunday broadened its travel ban against countries hard-hit by the coronavirus by denying admission to foreigners who have been in Brazil in the two weeks before they sought entry to the U.S.

President Donald Trump has now banned travel from China, Europe and the United Kingdom. The restrictions are scheduled to take effect late Thursday.

Across the state, 1,075 cases are considered active. That number is own from 1,121 on Monday. An additional 113 people have recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the statewide total number of recovered to 3,528.

A total of 106 people are currently hospitalized in the state and a total of 378 people have ever been hospitalized due to COVID-19.

No new COVID-19 deaths were reported, leaving the statewide total at 50.

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