As of Thursday, August 12, the South Dakota Department of Health will report COVID-19 data every Monday – Friday. KELOLAND News will continue to track the cases as reported. DOH reported weekly totals only between Wednesday, July 7 – Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
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.”