COVID-19 in South Dakota: February 2021 daily updates and case count

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — As the coronavirus pandemic continues, KELOLAND News will provide the latest updates from federal, state and local officials.

In this story, you can find a day-to-day report (listed below) on the latest COVID-19 data released by the South Dakota Department of Health.

Day-to-day results

Sunday, February 28

Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Sunday.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported two new deaths due to COVID-19 in Sunday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,888. The new deaths include 1 man and 1 woman in the following age ranges: 20-29 (1) and 50-59 (1).

According to the latest update, 134 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 112,427, up from Saturday (112,293).

Active cases are now at 1,933, up from Saturday (1,910).

Total recovered cases are now at 108,606, up from Saturday (108,497).

Current hospitalizations are at 89, down from Saturday (91). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,626.

Total persons negative is now at 310,122, up from Saturday (309,734).

There were 522 new persons tested reported on Saturday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 25.6%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 8.8%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 9.2%.

As of Sunday, 108,216 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 113,015 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 144,585 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 38,458 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 38,188 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Saturday, February 27

Seven new COVID-19 deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Saturday.

According to the latest update, 187 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 112,293, up from Friday (112,107).

Total recovered cases are now at 108,497, up from Friday (108,284).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported seven new deaths due to COVID-19 in Saturday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,886. The new deaths include 5 men and 2 women in the following age ranges: 20-29 (1), 30-39 (1), 50-59 (2), 60-69 (1), and 70-79 (2).

Active cases are now at 1,910, down from Friday (1,944).

Current hospitalizations are at 91, down from Friday (96). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,610.

Total persons negative is now at 309,734, up from Friday (309,181).

There were 740 new persons tested reported on Saturday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 25.2%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 8.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 7.2%.

As of Friday, 103,983 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 110,524 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 140,217 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 37,567 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 36,723 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Friday, February 26

Seven new COVID-19 deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Friday.

According to the latest update, 143 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 112,107, up from Thursday (111,964).

Total recovered cases are now at 108,284, up from Thursday (108,144).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported seven new deaths due to COVID-19 in Friday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,879. The new deaths include five men and two women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (1); 70-79 (4) and 80+ (2).

Active cases are now at 1,944, down from Thursday (1,948).

Current hospitalizations are at 96, down from Thursday (100). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,591.

Total persons negative is now at 309,181, up from Thursday (308,601).

There were 723 new persons tested reported on Friday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 16.5%.

As of Friday, 100,815 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 107,128 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 36,123 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 35,677 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

On Thursday, Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon announced the state is planning on an additional 7,000 doses of vaccine if the Johnson & Johnson vaccine receives Federal Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration.


Thursday, February 25

Eight new deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health, as active cases of COVID-19 went up by 57 on Thursday.

According to the latest update, 156 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,964, from Wednesday (111,808).

While the difference in the total case count reported 111,964 and 111,808 equals 156, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (145) and antigen, or new probable, cases (19), there were 164 new cases.

Total recovered cases are now at 108,144, from Wednesday (108,053).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported eight new death due to COVID-19 in Thursday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,872.

Active cases are now at 1,948, up from Wednesday (1,891).

Current hospitalizations are at 100, down Wednesday (102). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,589.

Total persons negative is now at 308,601, from Wednesday (308,019).

There were 738 new persons tested reported on Thursday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 21.1%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 8.3%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.8%.

As of Thursday, 95,305 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 101,745 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 130,148 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 33,855 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 32,957 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.South Dakota planning to see 25,830 vaccines a week when Johnson & Johnson gets federal approval

On Thursday, Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon announced the state is planning on an additional 7,000 doses of vaccine if the Johnson & Johnson vaccine receives Federal Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration.


Wednesday, February 24

One new death was reported by the South Dakota Department of Health, as active cases of COVID-19 went down on Wednesday.

According to the latest update, 262 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,808, from Tuesday (111,546).

While the difference in the total case count reported 111,808 and 111,546 equals 262, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (183) and antigen, or new probable, cases (80), there were 263 new cases.

Total recovered cases are now at 108,053, from Tuesday (107,745).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported one new death due to COVID-19 in Wednesday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,864.

Active cases are now at 1,891, down from Tuesday (1,938).

Current hospitalizations are at 102, up Tuesday (91). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,570.

Total persons negative is now at 308,019, from Tuesday (307,241).

There were 1,040 new persons tested reported on Wednesday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 25.2%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 8.4%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 11.3%.

As of Wednesday, 91,979 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 99,895 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 127,096 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 33,348 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 31,430 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Tuesday, February 23

The South Dakota Department of Health announced 212 new total cases of coronavirus on Tuesday.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19, so the death toll remains at 1,863.

According to the latest update, 212 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,546, up from Monday (111,334).

Total recovered cases are now at 107,745, up from Monday (107,538).

Active cases are now at 1,938, up from Monday (1,933).

Current hospitalizations are at 91, the same as Monday (91). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,548.

Total persons negative is now at 307,241, up from Monday (306,570).

There were 883 new persons tested reported on Tuesday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 24%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.9%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 11%.

As of Tuesday, 88,384 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 97,945 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 123,451 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 32,777 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 30,101 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.


Monday, Feb. 22

The South Dakota Department of Health announced 30 new total cases of coronavirus on Monday.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19.

According to the latest update, 30 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,334, up from Sunday (111,304).

Total recovered cases are now at 107,538, up from Sunday (107,475).

Active cases are now at 1,933, down from Sunday (1,966).

Current hospitalizations are at 91, up from Sunday (90). Total hospitalizations throughout the pandemic are at 6,537.

Total persons negative is now at 306,570, up from Sunday (306,471).

There were 129 new persons tested reported on Monday, for a new person-tested positivity rate of 23%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.8%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.2%.

As of Monday, 87,929 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 97,706 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 123,049 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 32,708 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 29,878 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Sunday, February 21

Four new deaths were reported in Sunday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health as 140 new cases of coronavirus were announced.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported four new deaths due to COVID-19 in Sunday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,863. The new deaths listed include 1 man and 3 women in the following age ranges: 70-79 (2) and 80+ (2).

According to the latest update, 140 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,304, up from Saturday (111,165).

While the difference in the total case count reported 111,304 and 111,165 equals 139, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (107) and antigen, or new probable, cases (33), there were 140 new cases.

Total recovered cases are now at 107,475, from Saturday (107,309).

Active cases are now at 1,966, down from Saturday (1,997).

Current hospitalizations are at 90, down from Saturday (95). Total hospitalizations are at 6,524.

Total persons negative is now at 306,471, up from Saturday (306,170).

There were 441 new persons tested reported on Sunday. Sunday’s new person-tested positivity rate is 31.7%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.9%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.3%.

As of Sunday, 87,267 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 97,574 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 122,625 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 32,653 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 29,563 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Saturday, February 20

Active cases of coronavirus dipped below 2,000 for the first time since August 26, 2020 as 147 new cases were reported in Saturday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

Active cases are now at 1,997, down from Friday (2,028).

According to the latest update, 147 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,165, up from Friday (111,018).

Total recovered cases are now at 107,309, from Friday (107,137).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported six new deaths due to COVID-19 in Saturday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,859. The new deaths listed include three men and three women in the following age ranges: 30-39 (1), 40-49 (1), 60-69 (1), 70-79 (1), 80+ (2).

Current hospitalizations are at 95, up from Friday (91). Total hospitalizations are at 6,509.

Total persons negative is now at 306,170, up from Friday (305,524).

There were 793 new persons tested reported on Saturday. Saturday’s new person-tested positivity rate is 18.3%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.6%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 4.9%.

As of Saturday, 85,042 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 95,254 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 119,896 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 31,781 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 28,619 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Friday, February 19

Six new deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health, as active cases of COVID-19 went down on Friday.

According to the latest update, 147 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 111,018, up from Thursday (110,871).

While the difference in the total case count reported 111,018 and 110,871 equals 147, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (127) and antigen, or new probable, cases (21), there were 148 new cases.

Total recovered cases are now at 107,137, from Thursday (106,956).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported six new deaths due to COVID-19 in Friday’s update. The death toll is now at 1,853. The new deaths listed include four men and two women in the following age ranges: 20-29 (1); 50-59 (1) and 80+ (4).

Active cases are now at 2,028, down from Thursday (2,068).

Current hospitalizations are at 91, down from Thursday (92). Total hospitalizations are at 6,492.

Total persons negative is now at 305,524, up from Thursday (304,951).

There were 720 new persons tested reported on Friday. Friday’s new person-tested positivity rate is 20.4%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 8.1%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.2%.

As of Friday, 81,318 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 91,486 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 172,804 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 29,738 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 26,923 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Thursday, February 18

The South Dakota Department of Health reported three new deaths due to COVID-19. The death toll is now at 1,847.

New deaths reported include two women and one man in the following age ranges: 60-69 (1); 80+ (2).

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,068, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Thursday. That is down from the 2,072 reported on Wednesday.

According to the latest update, 186 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,871, up from Wednesday (110,685). Total recovered cases are now at 106,956, up from Wednesday (106,769).

Current hospitalizations are at 92, down from Wednesday (94). Total hospitalizations are at 6,475.

Total persons negative is now at 304,951, up from Wednesday (304,204).

There were 933 new persons tested reported on Thursday. Thursday’s new person-tested positivity rate is 16.6%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.8%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 9.3%.

As of Thursday, 77,727doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 86,672 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 110,759 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 28,379 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, 25,261 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Wednesday, February 17

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota have decreased 2,072, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Wednesday.

According to the latest update, 92 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,685, up from Tuesday (110,593). Total recovered cases are now at 106,769, up from Tuesday (106,545).

While the difference in the total case count reported 110,685 and 110,593 equals 92, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (90) and antigen, or new probable, cases (5), there were 95 new cases.

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 in Wednesday’s update. The death toll remains at 1,844.

Active cases are now at 2,072, down from Tuesday (2,204).

Current hospitalizations are at 94, down from Tuesday (97). Total hospitalizations are at 6,466.

Total persons negative is now at 304,204, up from Tuesday (303,918).

There were 378 new persons tested reported on Wednesday. Wednesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 24.3%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 9.5%.

As of Wednesday, 74,532 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 83,973 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 107,340 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 27,598 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 23,567 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Tuesday, February 16

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are up, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday.

According to the latest update, 217 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,593, from Monday (110,376). Total recovered cases are now at 106,545, from Monday (106,440).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 in Tuesday’s update. The death toll remains at 1,844.

Active cases are now at 2,204, up from Monday (2,092).

Current hospitalizations are at 97, up from Monday (86). Total hospitalizations are at 6,461.

Total persons negative is now at 303,918, from Monday (303,408).

There were 727 new persons tested reported on Tuesday. Tuesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 29.9%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.5%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 7.8%.

As of Tuesday, 73,003 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 82,257 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 104,661 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 27,021 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 23,324 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Monday, February 15

On Monday, the South Dakota Department of Health reported 61 new COVID-19 cases.

There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll at 1,844.

According to the latest update, 61 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,376, from Sunday (110,315).

Total recovered cases are now at 106,440, from Sunday (106,398).

Active cases are now at 2,092, up from Sunday (2,073).

Current hospitalizations are at 86, down from Sunday (87). Total hospitalizations are at 6,446.

Total persons negative is now at 303,408, from Sunday (303,133).

There were 336 new persons tested reported on Monday. Monday’s new person tested positivity rate is 18.1%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.5%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.6%.

As of Monday, 72,586 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 81,962 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 103,895 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 26,895 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 22,992 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Sunday, February 14

On Sunday, the South Dakota Department of Health announced 6 new deaths due to COVID-19, as 111 new cases were reported.

The death toll is now at 1,844. The new deaths were 5 men and 1 woman listed in the following age ranges: 30-39 (1), 50-59 (1), 70-79 (1), 80+ (3).

According to the latest update, 111 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,315, up from Saturday (110,205).

Total recovered cases are now at 106,398, up from Saturday (106,248).

Active cases are now at 2,073, down from Saturday (2,119).

Current hospitalizations are at 87, up from Saturday (82). Total hospitalizations are at 6,438 .

Total persons negative is now at 303,133, from Saturday (302,643).

There were 601 new persons tested reported on Sunday. Sunday’s new person tested positivity rate is 18.4%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.5%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.6%.

As of Sunday, 72,091 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 80,901 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 103,895 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 26,431 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 22,666 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Saturday, February 13

More than 100,000 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine according to Saturday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

As of Saturday, 69,707 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 79,151 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 101,053 total persons.

On Saturday, the South Dakota Department of Health announced 7 new deaths due to COVID-19, as 137 new cases were reported.

The death toll is now at 1,838. The new deaths were 3 men and 4 women with one listed in the following age ranges: 70-79 (2) and 80+ (5).

According to the latest update, 137 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,205, up from Friday (110,068).

Total recovered cases are now at 106,248, up from Friday (106,057).

Active cases are now at 2,119, down from Friday (2,180).

Current hospitalizations are at 82, down from Friday (84). The last time South Dakota was under 100 current hospitalizations was Sept. 11. Total hospitalizations are at 6,431.

Total persons negative is now at 302,643, from Friday (302,108).

There were 672 new persons tested reported on Saturday. Saturday’s new person tested positivity rate is 20.3%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.5%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 7.1%.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 25,938 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 21,867 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Friday, February 12

South Dakota surpassed 110,000 COVID-19 cases.

On Friday, the South Dakota Department of Health announced two new deaths due to COVID-19, as 209 new cases were reported on Friday.

The death toll is now at 1,831. The new deaths were one man and one woman with one listed in the 70-79 age range and one in the 80+ age range.

According to the latest update, 209 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 110,068, up from Thursday (109,859).

Total recovered cases are now at 106,057, up from Thursday (105,821).

Active cases are now at 2,180, down from Thursday (2,209).

Current hospitalizations are at 84, down from Thursday (104). The last time South Dakota was under 100 current hospitalizations was Sept. 11. Total hospitalizations are at 6,425.

Total persons negative is now at 302,108, from Thursday (301,446).

There were 871 new persons tested reported on Friday. Friday’s new person tested positivity rate is 23%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 5.9%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.8%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Friday, 66,897 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 76,117 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 92,118 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 24,424 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 20,423 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Thursday, February 11

The South Dakota Department of Health announced 14 new deaths due to COVID-19, as 279 new cases were reported on Thursday.

According to the latest update, 279 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,859, from Wednesday (109,580).

In Thursday’s update, the department of health noted that “a large number of COVID-19 test results are reported in today’s update due to IT systems updates completed on one of several reporting methods.”

Total recovered cases are now at 105,821, from Wednesday (105,614).

Active cases are now at 2,209, up from Wednesday (2,151).

Fourteen new COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota was reported on Thursday. The death toll is at 1,829. The new deaths include nine men and five women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (1); 60-69 (2); 70-79 (5); 80+ (6).

Current hospitalizations are at 104, the down from Wednesday (109). Total hospitalizations are at 6,411.

Total persons negative is now at 301,446, from Wedneday (300,061).

There were 1,664 new persons tested reported on Thursday. Thursday’s new person tested positivity rate is 16.7%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.1%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Thursday, 63,356 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 71,424 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 92,118 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 23,025 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 19,637 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Wednesday, February 10

The South Dakota Department of Health announced six new deaths due to COVID-19 as active cases dropped below 2,200 on Wednesday.

According to the latest update, 175 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,580, from Tuesday (109,405). Total recovered cases are now at 105,614, up from Tuesday (105,352).

Active cases are now at 2,151, down from Tuesday (2,244).

Six new COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota was reported on Wednesday. The death toll is at 1,815. The new deaths were five men and one woman in the following age ranges: 60-69 (2) and 80+ (4).

Current hospitalizations are at 109, the same from Tuesday (109). Total hospitalizations are at 6,397.

Total persons negative is now at 300,061, from Tuesday (298,972).

There were 1,264 new persons tested reported on Wednesday. Wednesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 13.8%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.1%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Wednesday, 60,812 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 68,729 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 89,050 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 21,619 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 18,872 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Tuesday, February 9

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota have dropped below 2,300, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday.

According to the latest update, 122 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,405, from Monday (109,283). Total recovered cases are now at 105,352, up from Monday (105,116).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 in Tuesday’s update. The death toll remains at 1,809.

Current hospitalizations are at 109, down from Monday (112). Total hospitalizations are at 6,387.

Total persons negative is now at 298,972, from Monday (298,513).

There were 581 new persons tested reported on Tuesday. Tuesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 21%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 7%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Tuesday, 59,257 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 66,413 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 86,465 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 20,550 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 18,655 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Monday, February 8

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,308, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

According to the latest update, 54 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,283, up from Sunday (109,229). Total recovered cases are now at 105,116, up from Sunday (105,104).

The South Dakota Department of Health reported no new deaths due to COVID-19 in Monday’s update. The death toll remains at 1,809.

Current hospitalizations are at 112, down from Sunday (113). Total hospitalizations are at 6,377.

Total persons negative is now at 298,513, up from Sunday (298,234).

There were 333 new persons tested reported on Monday. Monday’s new person tested positivity rate is 16.2%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 6.8%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 7.0%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Monday, 59,049 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 66,272 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 86,304 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 20,463 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 18,554 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Sunday, February 7

The South Dakota Department of Health reported five new deaths due to COVID-19 in Sunday’s update.

The death toll is at 1,809. The five new deaths were 2 women and 3 men in the following age ranges: 60-69 (1), 70-79 (1), 80+ (3).

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,316, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

According to the latest update, 98 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,229 from Saturday (109,132). Total recovered cases are now at 105,104 from Saturday (104,956).

Current hospitalizations are at 113, down from Saturday (115). Total hospitalizations are at 6,370.

Total persons negative is now at 298,234, from Saturday (297,822).

There were 510 new persons tested reported on Sunday. Sunday’s new person tested positivity rate is 19.2%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.1%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.6%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Sunday, 58,236 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 66,029 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 85,604 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 20,152 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 18,509 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Saturday, February 6

The South Dakota Department of Health reported six new deaths due to COVID-19, as total deaths surpassed 1,800 on Saturday.

The death toll is at 1,804. The six new deaths were 1 woman and 5 men in the following age ranges: 50-59 (2), 60-69 (1), 70-79 (2), and 80+ (1).

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,372, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

According to the latest update, 188 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 109,132 from Friday (108,944). Total recovered cases are now at 104,956 from Friday (104,716).

Current hospitalizations are at 115, down from Friday (121). Total hospitalizations are at 6,359.

Total persons negative is now at 297,822, from Friday (297,174).

There were 836 new persons tested reported on Saturday. Saturday’s new person tested positivity rate is 22.4%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.4%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 6.6%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Saturday, 57,026 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 64,627 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 83,777 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 19,572 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 18,304 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Friday, February 5

The South Dakota Department of Health reported 10 new deaths due to COVID-19, as active cases dropped below 2,500 on Friday.

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,430, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

According to the latest update, 131 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 108,944 from Thursday (108,813). Total recovered cases are now at 104,716 from Thursday (104,508).

While the difference in the total case count reported Friday and Thursday equals 131, when you add the PCR or newly confirmed cases (106) and antigen, or new probable cases (31), there were 137 new cases reported.

Ten new COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota was reported on Friday. The death toll is at 1,798. The new deaths were 5 women and 5 women in the following age ranges: 50 – 59 (2); 60 – 69 (4); 70 – 79 (1) and 80+ (4).

Current hospitalizations are at 121, down from Thursday (126). Total hospitalizations are at 6,346.

Total persons negative is now at 297,174, from Thursday (296,591).

There were 714 new persons tested reported on Friday. Friday’s new person tested positivity rate is 18.3%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 4.5%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Friday, 54,737 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 61,046 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 80,700 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 17,320 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 17,763 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Thursday, February 4

The South Dakota Department of Health reported 6 new deaths due to COVID-19, as active cases have dropped below 2,600 on Thursday.

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,517 on Thursday, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

According to the latest update, 174 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 108,813 up from Wednesday (108,639). Total recovered cases are now at 104,508 up from Wednesday (104,305).

The death toll is now at 1,788. The new deaths reported include two men and four women in the following age ranges: 60-69 (2); 70-79 (1); 80+ (3).

Current hospitalizations are at 126, down from Wednesday (133). Total hospitalizations are at 6,334.

Total persons negative is now at 296,591, up from Wednesday (295,728).

There were 1,037 new persons tested reported on Thursday. Thursday’s new person tested positivity rate is 16.7%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.6%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.3%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Thursday, 51,633 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 58,053 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 109,686 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 15,995 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 17,237 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Wednesday, February 3

The South Dakota Department of Health reported three new deaths due to COVID-19, as active cases have dropped below 2,600 on Wednesday.

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,552 on Wednesday, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health. The last time active cases were below 2,600 in South Dakota was Sept. 17.

According to the latest update, 208 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 108,639, up from Tuesday (108,431). Total recovered cases are now at 104,305, up from Monday (104,052).

While the difference in the total case count reported Wednesday and Tuesday equals 208, when you add the PCR or newly confirmed cases (141) and antigen, or new probable cases (68), there were 209 new cases reported.

The death toll is now at 1,782. The new deaths were two women and one man in the following age ranges: 50-59 (2) and 70-79 (1).

Current hospitalizations are at 133, up from Tuesday (131). Total hospitalizations are at 6,321.

Total persons negative is now at 295,728, up from Tuesday (294,976).

There were 960 new persons tested reported on Wednesday. Wednesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 21.6%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.6%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.3%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Wednesday, 49,057 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 55,547 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 73,553 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 14,686 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 16,365 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.

Tuesday, February 2

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota are at 2,600 on Tuesday, according to data reported by the South Dakota Department of Health. The last time active cases were below 2,600 in South Dakota was Sept. 16.

According to the latest update, 116 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 108,431, up from Monday (108,315). Total recovered cases are now at 104,052, up from Monday (103,709).

While the difference in the total case count reported Tuesday and Monday equals 116, when you add the PCR or newly confirmed cases (109) and antigen, or new probable cases (9), there were 118 new cases reported.

One new COVID-19 death in South Dakota was reported on Tuesday. The death toll is at 1,779. The new death was a woman in the 50-59 age range from Lawrence County.

Current hospitalizations are at 131, up from Monday (126). Total hospitalizations are at 6,304.

Total persons negative is now at 294,976, up from Monday (294,568).

There were 524 new persons tested reported on Tuesday. Tuesday’s new person tested positivity rate is 22.1%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.7%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 8.9%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Tuesday, 47,720 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 53,769 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 71,522 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 13,680 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 16,287 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.


Monday, February 1

Active cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota remain below 3,000, as no new deaths were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.

2,828 active cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state on Monday.

According to the latest update, 65 new total coronavirus cases were announced bringing the state’s total case count to 108,315, up from Sunday (108,250). Total recovered cases are now at 103,709, up from Sunday (103,639).

No new COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota were reported on Monday. The death toll remains at 1,778.

Current hospitalizations are at 126, up from Sunday (125). Total hospitalizations are at 6,294.

Total persons negative is now at 294,568, from Sunday (294,363,).

There were 270 new persons tested reported on Monday. Monday’s new person tested positivity rate is 24%.

The latest seven-day all test positivity rate reported by the DOH is 7.9%. The DOH calculates that based on the results of the PCR test results but doesn’t release total numbers for how many PCR tests are done daily. The latest one-day PCR test positivity rate is 10.2%.

Vaccine tracking is now being reported by the state. As of Monday, 47,455 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 53,593 doses of the Moderna vaccine have been administered to 71,362 total persons.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 13,545 people have received the second dose of the Moderna vaccine, while 16,141 people have completed the Pfizer vaccine series.


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