Starting with the week of July 5, the South Dakota Department of Health will report COVID-19 data weekly. KELOLAND News will continue to track the cases as reported on a new page. Click here to view the weekly data reports and latest case numbers.
Coronavirus in KELOLAND: The Cases
According to the South Dakota Department of Health, “the Department does not report deaths until a certified death record has been filed. By law, a death record must be filed within 5 days of the date of death.”
What we know about the patients
COVID-19 in South Dakota schools
Potential exposure map
The South Dakota Department of Health will send notices when there was potential exposure at a public business in South Dakota where it’s difficult to do contact tracing.
A Hotspot in Sioux Falls
The Smithfield Pork Plant became one of the top hotspots in the country in mid-April.