SDDOH: 1,887 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 1,418 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 183,626.

Five deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,606.

487 confirmed cases were reported West River: 273 in Pennington County, 56 in Lawrence, 22 in Butte, 19 each in Dewey, Custer, and Oglala Lakota Counties, 17 in Fall River, 16 in Corson, 11 in Todd, 10 in Tripp, eight in Perkins, five in Bennett, three each in Lyman, Jackson, and Mellette Counties, two in Gregory, and one in Haakon County.

125 probable cases were reported West River: 50 in Pennington County, 24 in Todd, 20 in Tripp, five in Corson, four in Gregory, three each in Perkins, Lawrence, Fall River, Bennett, and Mellette Counties, two in Haakon County, and one each in Butte, Stanley, Jones, Jackson, and Oglala Lakota Counties.

In South Dakota, 36,247 cases are considered active, that number is up from 35,196 on Friday.

An additional 831 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 179,690.

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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