COVID-19 in South Dakota: 72 new positive cases; Death toll remains at 44; Active cases at 1,242

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO)- The COVID-19 numbers for Saturday, May 16 show a rise in recoveries and a drop in active cases.

The state is reporting a total of 3,959 positive cases in South Dakota, up 72 from Friday.

Active cases are now at 1,242, down 27 from Friday. Recoveries rose by 99 to a total of 2,673.

Current hospitalizations is at 75, down 5 from Friday.

The state total for negative tests in South Dakota is 24,217.

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