PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Active cases of the coronavirus in South Dakota have decreased, according to the latest update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
On Wednesday, there were 392 new coronavirus cases announced, bringing the state’s total positive case count to 22,389, up from Tuesday (21,997). Recovered cases, people removed from isolation status, are now at 18,508, up from Tuesday (18,090).
Active cases decreased to 3,658, down from Tuesday (3,684).
Deaths due to COVID-19 in South Dakota remained at 223 in the latest update from the state health department.
Current hospitalizations are at 212, up from Tuesday (211). Total hospitalizations, which include only South Dakota residents ever hospitalized from COVID-19, are now at 1,549, up from Tuesday (1,511).
Total persons tested negative is now at 168,380, up from Tuesday (167,149).
There were 1,623 new persons tested reported on Wednesday.
Your Guide To
KELOLAND News is covering the COVID-19 pandemic. This is your guide to everything you need to know to prepare. We also have the latest stories from across the globe feeding into this page.
- Goosmann Law Firm explains why it pays to think about your future nowOne of the harsh realities of living in the midst of the cornovirus pandemic is that none of us can know if or how the virus could affect us, or the people we love, if it spreads […]
- First@4: ‘Mask Up South Dakota’; New record highs for COVID-19 active cases, hospitalizations; Poll on President Trump’s response to pandemicSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Here’s a look at the top stories as of 4 p.m.
- So far, state revenues ahead of forecast for S.D.PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The coronavirus pandemic has been surging since August, but South Dakota’s economy grew faster the past three months than state budget officials and legislators had expected.