SD DOH: 852 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths statewide

PIERRE, S.D. — On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 852 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 36,962.

87 of Saturday’s 939 total cases are considered as probable cases.

10 South Dakota residents have died from coronavirus-related complications: four in Jerauld County, three in Minnehaha County, and one each in Lincoln, Meade, and Todd Counties. The statewide death toll is now 366.

246 confirmed cases were reported in West River: 95 in Pennington County, 34 in Lawrence County, 28 in Meade County, 25 in Oglala Lakota County, 15 in Butte County, seven in Corson County, six in Custer County, five each in Mellette, Stanley, and Todd Counties, four in Gregory County, three each in Bennett, Harding, and Lyman Counties, two each in Haakon, Jones, and Perkins Counties, and one each in Fall River and Tripp Counties.

58 probable cases were reported West River: 38 in Pennington County, eight in Lawrence County, four in Butte County, three in Meade County, two each in Oglala Lakota and Haakon Counties, and one in Corson County.

In South Dakota, 10,218 cases are considered active, that number is up from 9,862 on Friday. An additional 1,534 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 27,557.

356 people are currently hospitalized, with a total of 2,378 people have ever been hospitalized.

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