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.
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