SD DOH reports second death of child under 10 from COVID-19

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PIERRE, S.D. — According to Tuesday’s report from the South Dakota Department of Health, the state’s second child younger than 10 has died from complications due to COVID-19.

The only death reported for Tuesday brings the state’s death toll to 2,560.

The SDDOH’s daily COVID-19 update showed 1,683 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 173,484.

563 confirmed cases were reported West River: 292 in Pennington County, 76 in Lawrence County, 61 in Meade County, 20 in Butte County, 18 in Fall River, 16 in Custer County, 15 in Todd County, 14 in Corson County, 12 in Oglala Lakota County, 11 each in Dewey and Tripp Counties, four in Gregory County, three each in Lyman and Ziebach Counties, two each in Mellette, Perkins and Stanley Counties and one in Bennett County.

132 probable cases were reported West River: 59 in Pennington County, 12 in Todd, 12 in Lyman, 10 in Corson, nine each in Lyman and Meade Counties, six in Bennett, five each in Lawrence and Oglala Lakota Counties, four each in Haakon and Tripp Counties, three in Gregory, two in Custer and one each in Fall River and Stanley Counties.

In South Dakota, 28,813 cases are considered active, that number is up from 26,835 on Monday.

An additional 873 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 174,029.


Data are provisional and subject to change. Data are updated daily (Monday – Friday) by about 12:00 p.m. and include cases reported through 1:00 p.m. the previous day. Data from Saturday and Sunday will be included in Tuesday’s update.

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