SDDOH: 2,588 total new COVID-19 cases, nine deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 1,958 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 180,575.

Nine deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,582.

916 confirmed cases were reported West River: 331 in Pennington County, 201 in Oglala Lakota County, 80 in Lawrence County, 79 in Meade County, 31 in Jackson County, 30 in Dewey County, 27 in Fall River County, 21 each in Bennett and Butte Counties, 19 in Custer County, 14 in Todd County, seven each in Gregory, Harding and Lyman Counties, six in Corson Counties, three in Mellette County, two in Tripp County and one each in Jones, Perkins and Stanley Counties.

171 probable cases were reported West River: 61 in Pennington County, 49 in Oglala Lakota County, eight in Perkins County, six each in Jackson, Lyman and Meade Counties, five in Fall River County, four each in Corson, Custer and Tripp Counties, three each in Jones, Oglala Lakota and Stanley Counties, two each in Butte, Gregory, Haakon and Lawrence Counties and one in Mellette County.

In South Dakota, 34,086 cases are considered active, that number is up from 32,761 on Wednesday.

An additional 1,254 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 177,805.


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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