SDDOH: 769 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 477 new confirmed cases in the state, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 191,060.

Five deaths were reported, bringing the state’s death toll to 2,665.

197 confirmed cases were reported West River: 79 in Pennington County, 34 in Lawrence County, 27 in Meade County, 12 in Butte County, 10 in Fall River County, seven in Custer County, five each in Dewey and Tripp Counties, three each in Corson, Gregory, Stanley and Todd Counties and one each in Harding, Lyman, Mellette and Perkins Counties.

86 probable cases were reported West River: 28 in Todd County, 21 in Pennington County, four each in Gregory and Perkins Counties, three each in Bennett, Butte, Corson, Fall River, Lawrence, Meade and Mellette Counties, two each in Custer, Stanley and Jackson Counties and one each in Lyman, Oglala Lakota and Tripp Counties.

In South Dakota, 28,789 cases are considered active, that number is down from 30,559 on Tuesday.

An additional 5,960 people have recovered from the virus, which puts the total number of recoveries at 197,484.

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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