SD DOH: 851 total new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 733 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 68,448.

118 of Sunday’s 851 total cases are considered as new probable cases.

42 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications statewide, with 14 of those occurring West River: three each in Lawrence and Oglala Lakota Counties, two in Todd County, and one each in Corson, Butte, Dewey, Ziebach, Meade, and Pennington Counties.

The state death toll is now at 819.

170 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 55 in Pennington County, 17 in Todd County, 13 in Perkins County, 12 each in Meade and Oglala Lakota Counties, 10 in Lawrence County, nine in Dewey County, seven each in Corson and Custer Counties, five each in Mellette and Gregory Counties, four in Ziebach County, three each in Tripp and Bennett Counties, two each in Butte, Jackson, and Fall River Counties, and one each in Stanley and Lyman Counties.

36 probable cases were reported in West River: 16 in Pennington County, five in Meade County, two each in Butte, Lawrence, Tripp, and Haakon Counties, and one each in Perkins, Dewey, Custer, Bennett ,Todd, Mellette, and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 16,897 cases are considered active, that number is up from Saturday. An additional 779 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 55,349.

580 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 4,094 people have ever been hospitalized.

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