SDDOH: 6,483 total new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths reported statewide

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PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Department of Health’s daily COVID-19 update showed 5,128 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 178,612.

13 deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,573.

1,723 confirmed cases were reported West River: 1,013 in Pennington County, 207 in Meade, 139 in Lawrence, 61 in Butte, 43 in Fall River, 39 each in Todd and Custer Counties, 34 each in Dewey and Oglala Lakota Counties, 18 in Bennett, 17 in Gregory, 15 in Tripp, 14 in Jackson, 12 in Mellette, 10 in Corson, eight in Lyman, five in Harding, four each in Ziebach and Haakon Counties, three each in Perkins and Stanley Counties, and one in Jones.

321 probable cases were reported West River: 178 in Pennington County, 30 in Todd, 17 in Meade, 15 in Lyman, 14 in Oglala Lakota, 13 in Haakon, eight in Jackson, seven each in Butte and Stanley Counties, five each in Bennett and Mellette Counties, four each in Perkins and Lawrence Counties, three each in Corson, Tripp, and Gregory Counties, two each in Fall River and Oglala Lakota Counties, and one in Jones.

In South Dakota, 32,761 cases are considered active, that number is up from 28,813 on Tuesday.

An additional 2,522 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 176,551.

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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