SDDOH: 1,358 total new COVID-19 cases, five deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 929 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 187,763.

Five deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,628.

confirmed cases were reported West River: 190 in Pennington County, 58 in Meade, 43 in Lawrence, 16 each in Butte and Fall River, 12 in Tripp, 10 in Custer, eight each in Corson and Todd Counties, seven in Mellette, six each in Dewey and Oglala Lakota Counties, four in Perkins, three in Lyman, two each in Stanley and Bennett Counties, and one each in Harding and Haakon Counties.

130 probable cases were reported West River: 42 in Todd County, 20 in Pennington, 14 in Fall River, 13 in Lawrence, seven in Perkins, six each in Corson, Meade, and Mellette Counties, three in Custer, two each in Lyman, Bennett, and Jackson Counties, and one each in Dewey, Butte, Stanley, Haakon, Oglala Lakota, Tripp, and Gregory Counties.

In South Dakota, 34,753 cases are considered active, that number is down from 35,534 on Wednesday.

An additional 2,134 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 186,857.

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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