COVID-19 in South Dakota: September 2021 updates

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — KELOLAND News is tracking COVID-19 case data released by the South Dakota Department of Health.

As new case information is released in September 2021, we’ll update this story as the data is released.

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, KELOLAND News will provide the latest updates from federal, state and local officials.


September 25

An additional 10 deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the latest update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 470 new total COVID-19 cases reported Friday, the state’s total case count is now at 142,800, up from Thursday (142,330).

Active cases are now at 7,704, down from Thursday (7,725).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,125, up 10 from Thursday (2,115). The deaths include eight men and two women in the following age ranges: 40-49 (2), 50-59 (2), 60-69 (3), 70-79 (2) and 80+ (1). Counties reporting new deaths include: Charles Mix – 1; Meade – 1; Minnehaha – 1; Pennington – 4; Stanley – 1; Tripp – 1; and Yankton – 1.

Current hospitalizations are at 190, down from Thursday (203). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,290, up from Thursday (7,263).

Total recovered cases are now at 132,971, up from Thursday (132,490). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.4% for September 16 through September 22.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,477,309 total tests reported as of Friday, up 5,284 from 1,472,025 total tests reported Thursday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There are 326 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Friday, 63.81% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.22% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 434,232 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 315,956 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,887 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 152,257 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 144 over the previous report. 206,951 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 476 people.


September 24

An additional 10 deaths from COVID-19 were reported in the latest update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 470 new total COVID-19 cases reported Friday, the state’s total case count is now at 142,800, up from Thursday (142,330).

Active cases are now at 7,704, down from Thursday (7,725).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,125, up 10 from Thursday (2,115). The deaths include eight men and two women in the following age ranges: 40-49 (2), 50-59 (2), 60-69 (3), 70-79 (2) and 80+ (1). Counties reporting new deaths include: Charles Mix – 1; Meade – 1; Minnehaha – 1; Pennington – 4; Stanley – 1; Tripp – 1; and Yankton – 1.

Current hospitalizations are at 190, down from Thursday (203). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,290, up from Thursday (7,263).

Total recovered cases are now at 132,971, up from Thursday (132,490). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.4% for September 16 through September 22.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,477,309 total tests reported as of Friday, up 5,284 from 1,472,025 total tests reported Thursday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There are 326 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Friday, 63.81% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.22% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 434,232 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 315,956 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,887 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 152,257 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 144 over the previous report. 206,951 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 476 people.


September 23

Nearly 600 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Thursday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 585 new total COVID-19 cases reported Thursday, the state’s total case count is now at 142,330, up from Wednesday (141,745). While the difference in the total case count reported Thursday and Wednesday equals 585, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (443) and antigen, or new probable, cases (144), there were 587 new cases. 

Active cases are now at 7,725, up from Wednesday (7,714).ADVERTISING

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,115, up 6 from Wednesday (2,109). The deaths were all men in the following age groups: 1 in the 40-49 age range; 2 in the 50-59 age group; 1 in the 60-69 age group; 2 in the 70-79 age group. New deaths were reported in the following counties: Custer, Fall River, Minnehaha (3), and Pennington.

Current hospitalizations are at 203, down from Wednesday (226). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,263, up from Wednesday (7,244).

Total recovered cases are now at 132,490, up from Wednesday (131,922). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.2% for September 15 through September 22.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,472,025 total tests reported as of Thursday, up 5,810 from 1,466,215 total tests reported Wednesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There are 326 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Thursday, 63.73% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.13% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 433,377 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 315,683 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,833 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 152,113 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 143 over the previous report. 206,475 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 471 people.


September 22

More than 600 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 604 new total COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday, the state’s total case count is now at 141,745, up from Tuesday (141,141).

Active cases are now at 7,714, up from Tuesday (7,636).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,109, up one from Tuesday (2,108). The death was a man in the 60-69 age range reported from Pennington County.

Current hospitalizations are at 226, down from Tuesday (236). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,244, up from Tuesday (7,213).

Total recovered cases are now at 131,922, up from Tuesday (131,397). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.4% for September 14 through September 20.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,466,215 total tests reported as of Wednesday, up 7,222 from 1,458,993 total tests reported Tuesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There are 326 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Wednesday, 64% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.04% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 432,536 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 315,406 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,784 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,970 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 90 over the previous report. 206,004 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 371 people.


September 21

More than 700 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Tuesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 739 new total COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday, the state’s total case count is now at 141,141, up from Monday (140,402). This update includes data from Saturday and Sunday.

Active cases are now at 7,636, down from Monday (7,927).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,108, up three from Monday (2,105). The three new deaths include one man and two women in the following age range: 60-69 (2) and 80+ (1). Deaths were in McPherson, Minnehaha and Pennington Counties.

Current hospitalizations are at 236, up from Monday (202). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,213, up from Monday (7,168).

Total recovered cases are now at 131,397, up from Monday (130,370). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.2% for September 13 through September 19.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,458,993 total tests reported as of Tuesday, up 6,660 from 1,452,333 total tests reported on Monday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There were 30 new Delta variant cases reported, bringing the total to 326 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Tuesday, 63.61% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.97% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 431,906 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 315,242 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,739 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,880 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 260 over the previous report. 205,633 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 1,022 people.

September 20

Nearly 450 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Monday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 446 new total COVID-19 cases reported Monday, the state’s total case count is now at 140,402, up from Friday (139,956).

Active cases are now at 7,927, up from Friday (7,794).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,105, up from Friday (2,100). The new deaths include three men and two women in the following age ranges: 60-69 (2); 70-79 (3). These counties reported new deaths as of Monday: Meade (2), Miner (1), Pennington (2).

Current hospitalizations are at 202, down from Friday (214). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,168, up from Friday (7,153).

Total recovered cases are now at 130,370, up from Friday (130,062). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.5% for September 10 through September 16.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,452,333 total tests reported as of Monday, up 5,579 from 1,446,754 total tests reported on Friday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There were four new Delta variant cases reported, bringing the total to 296 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Monday, 63.47% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.79% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 430,088 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 314,829 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,670 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,620 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna, an increase of 198 over the previous report. 204,611 persons have received two doses of Pfizer, up 519 people.

September 17

More than 500 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Friday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 544 new total COVID-19 cases reported Friday, the state’s total case count is now at 139,956, up from Thursday (139,412).

Active cases are now at 7,794, up from Thursday (7,526).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,100, up from Thursday (2,096).

Current hospitalizations are at 214, the same as Thursday (214). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,153, up from Thursday (7,128).

Total recovered cases are now at 130,062, up from Thursday (129,790). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.8% for September 9 through September 15.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,446,754 total tests reported as of Friday, up 6,881 from 1,439,873 total tests reported on Thursday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 53 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate. Three counties (Jerauld, Potter and Sully) are listed as “low” community spread.

There were two new Delta variant case reported, bring the total to 292 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Friday, 63.37% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.68% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 429,082 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 314,445 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,593 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,422 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 204,092 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine series went up by 728 patients; 158 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 16

More than 550 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Thursday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 552 new total COVID-19 cases reported Thursday, the state’s total case count is now at 139,412, up from Wednesday (138,860). While the difference in the total case count reported Thursday and Wednesday equals 552, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (433) and antigen, or new probable, cases (120), there were 553 new cases.

Active cases are now at 7,526, up from Wednesday (7,364).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,096, up from Wednesday (2,093). The new deaths were three men in the following age groups: 1 in the 30-39 age group, 1 in the 50-59 age group and 1 in the 80+ age group.

Current hospitalizations are at 214, up from Wednesday (204). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,128, up from Wednesday (7,100).

Total recovered cases are now at 129,790, up from Wednesday (129,403). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.0% for September 8 through September 14.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,439,873 total tests reported as of Thursday, up 6,107 from 1,433,766 total tests reported on Wednesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 53 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate. Three counties (Jerauld, Potter and Sully) are listed as “low” community spread.

There was one new Delta variant case reported, bring the total to 290 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Thursday, 63.25% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.54% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 427,832 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 314,131 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,406 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,264 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 203,364 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 389 patients; 147 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 15

More than 550 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

With 568 new total COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday, the state’s total case count is now at 138,860 up from Tuesday (138,292).

Active cases are now at 7,364, up from Tuesday (7,263).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,093, up one from Tuesday (2,092). The new death was a man from Pennington County in the 30 -39 year old age group.

Current hospitalizations are at 204, down from Tuesday (215). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,100, up from Tuesday (7,090).

Total recovered cases are now at 129,403, up from Tuesday (128,937). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.2% for September 7 through September 13.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,433,766 total tests reported as of Wednesday, up 6,707 from 1,427,059 total tests reported on Tuesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 53 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate. Three counties (Jerauld, Potter and Sully) are listed as “low” community spread.

There’s been 289 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 1 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant). An unknown variant case has also been found.

As of Wednesday, 63.17% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.46% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 427,028 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 313,856 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,346 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,117 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 202,975 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 621 patients; 447 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 14

Nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Tuesday’s update, which includes data from the weekend, from the South Dakota Department of Health.

The state’s total case count is now at 138,292, up from Monday (137,300).

Active cases are now at 7,263, up from Monday (7,226).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,092, up four from Monday (2,088). The four new deaths include one woman and three men in the following age ranges 60-69 (2); 70-79 (1); 80+ (1).

Current hospitalizations are at 215, up from Monday (197). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,090, up from Monday (7,032).

Total recovered cases are now at 128,937, up from Monday (127,986). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.5% for September 6 through September 12.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,427,059 total tests reported as of Tuesday, up 8,995 from 1,418,064 total tests reported on Monday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 55 are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate. Three counties (Jerauld, Potter and Sully) are listed as “low” community spread.

There’s been 289 confirmed cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Tuesday, 63.16% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.34% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 426,392 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 313,681 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,305 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 150,730 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 202,354 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 869 patients; 208 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 13

There were 528 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Monday. The state’s total case count is now at 137,300, up from Friday (136,772).

Active cases are now at 7,226, up from Friday (7,032).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,088, up from Friday (2,084). The deaths include two men and two women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (2); 70-79 (1); 80+ (1).

Current hospitalizations are at 197, down from Friday (203). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,032, up from Thursday (7,020).

Total recovered cases are now at 127,986, up from Friday (127,656). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.4% for September 3 through September 9.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,418,064 total tests reported as of Monday, up 5,810 from 1,412,254 total tests reported on Friday.

53 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring went up by 88, for a total of 287.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Monday, 62.91% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.18% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 424,183 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 313,081 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,175 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 150,730 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 201,485 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 494 patients; 162 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 10

More than 600 new COVID-19 cases were reported in South Dakota on Friday as active cases passed 7,000.

There were 615 new total cases reported on Friday. The state’s total case count is now at 136,772, up from Thursday (136,157).

Active cases are now at 7,032, up from Thursday (6,750). The active case total hasn’t been above 7,000 since December 26, 2020.

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,084, up five from Thursday (2,079). The deaths include one woman and four men in the following age ranges: 40-49 (1); 60-69 (3); 70-79 (1).

Current hospitalizations are at 203, down from Thursday (207). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,020, up from Thursday (6,998).

Total recovered cases are now at 127,656, up from Thursday (127,328). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.2% for September 2 through September 8.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,412,254 total tests reported as of Friday, up 6,822 from 1,405,432 total tests reported on Thursday.

55 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring is at 199.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Friday, 62.76% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.08% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 423,050 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 312,601 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,073 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 150,568 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 200,991 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 362 patients; 111 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 9

More than 600 new COVID-19 cases were reported in South Dakota on Thursday.

There were 619 new total cases reported on Thursday. The state’s total case count is now at 136,157, up from Wednesday (135,538).

While the difference in the total case count reported Thursday and Wednesday equals 619, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (442) and antigen, or new probable, cases (178), there were 620 new cases.

Active cases are now at 6,750, up from Wednesday (6,507).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,079, up from Wednesday (2,077). One death was a man in the 70-79 age group; the other was a man in the 80+ age group.

Current hospitalizations are at 207, down from Wednesday (210). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,998, up from Wednesday (6,976).

Total recovered cases are now at 127,328, up from Wednesday (126,954). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.7% for September 1 through September 7.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,405,432 total tests reported as of Thursday, up 6,250 from 1,399,182 total tests reported as of Wednesday.

55 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota jumped by more than 50 on Thursday for a total of 199.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Thursday, 62.69% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.01% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 422,257 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 312,404 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,025 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 150,457 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 200,629 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 428 patients; 162 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 8

More than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases were reported in South Dakota on Wednesday.

There were 1,230 new total cases reported on Wednesday. The state’s total case count is now at 135,538, up from Tuesday (134,308).

A note on the Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard says Wednesday’s report will include data from after 1 p.m. Friday, September 3 through Tuesday, September 7 at 1 p.m.

Active cases are now at 6,507, up from Tuesday (6,182).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,077, up from Tuesday (2,074). The three new deaths include two men and one woman in the following age ranges: 1 in the 30-39 year old group; 1 in the 50-59 year old group; 1 in the 80+ year old group.

Current hospitalizations are at 210, down from Tuesday (213). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,976, up from Tuesday (6,924).

Total recovered cases are now at 126,954, up from Tuesday (126,052). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.7% for Aug. 31 through September 6.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,399,182 total tests reported as of Wednesday, up 11,299 from 1,387,883 total tests reported as of Tuesday.

55 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota is up seven to 147.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Wednesday, 62.61% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 56.92% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 421,438 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 312,096 of the Moderna vaccine and 26,971 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 150,295 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 200,201 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 1,180 patients; 339 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 7

Active COVID-19 cases passed the 6,000 mark in South Dakota as of Tuesday; the last time that number was above 6,000 was January 7, 2021.

There were 453 new total cases reported on Tuesday. The state’s total case count is now at 134,308, up from Friday (133,855).

A note on the Department of Health’s COVID-19 dashboard says numbers reported Tuesday reflect data through 1 p.m. on Friday, September 3. Wednesday’s report will include data from Friday through Tuesday, September 7 at 1 p.m.

Active cases are now at 6,182, up from Friday (5,970).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,074, up from Friday (2,072). The new deaths were a man and a woman in the 50-59 and 70-79 year age groups.

Current hospitalizations are at 213, down from Friday (230). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,924, up from Friday (6,902).

Total recovered cases are now at 126,052, up from Friday (125,813). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.0% for Aug. 30 through September 5.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,387,883 total tests reported as of Tuesday, up 5,751 from 1,382,132 total tests reported on Friday.

55 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota is at 140.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Tuesday, 62.35% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 56.70% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 418,820 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 311,412 of the Moderna vaccine and 26,777 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 149,956 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 199,021 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 437 patients; 136 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 3

More than 400 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Friday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 483 new total cases reported on Friday. The state’s total case count is now at 133,855, up from Thursday (133,372).

Active cases are now at 5,970, up from Thursday (5,688).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,072, up from Thursday (2,071). The new death was a man in the 60-69 year age group.

Current hospitalizations are at 230 up from Thursday (218). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,902, up from Thursday (6,870).

Total recovered cases are now at 125,813, up from Thursday (125,613). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.5% for Aug. 26 through September 1.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There’s been 1,382,132 total tests reported as of Friday, up 4,748 from 1,377,384 total tests on Thursday.

57 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota is at 140.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Friday, 62.22% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 56.61% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 417,692 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 311,052 of the Moderna vaccine and 26,777 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 149,820 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 198,584 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 497 patients; 157 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 2

More than 500 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Thursday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 535 new total cases reported on Thursday. The state’s total case count is now at 133,372, up from Wednesday (132,837).

Active cases are now at 5,688, up from Wednesday (5,370).

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,071, up from Wednesday(2,069). The new deaths were two men; one was in the 70-79 age group and the other is in the 80-89 age group

Current hospitalizations are at 218, down from Wednesday (229). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,870, up from Wednesday (6,835). 

Total recovered cases are now at 125,613, up from Wednesday (125,398). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.2% for Aug. 25 through Aug. 31.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There’s been 1,377,384 total tests reported as of Thursday, up 4,793 from Wednesday (1,372,591).

57 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota is at 140.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Thursday, 62.08% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 56.5% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 416,523 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 310,663 of the Moderna vaccine and 26,653 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 149,663 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 198,087 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 465 patients; 150 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

September 1

More than 550 new COVID-19 cases were announced in Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 578 new total cases reported on Wednesday. The state’s total case count is now at 132,837 up from Tuesday (132,259). While the difference in the total case count reported Wednesday and Tuesday equals 578, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (473) and antigen, or new probable, cases (106), there were 579 new cases. 

Active cases are now at 5,370, up from Tuesday (5,035). 

The death toll from COVID-19 remains the same as Tuesday at 2,069.

Current hospitalizations are at 229, up from Tuesday (216). Total hospitalizations are now at 6,835, up from Tuesday (6,819). 

Total recovered cases are now at 125,398, up from Tuesday (125,155). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.7% for Aug. 24 through Aug. 30.

The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There’s been 1,372,591 total tests reported as of Wednesday, up 5,920 from Tuesday (1,366,671).

57 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There were 29 new cases of Delta variant found in South Dakota. The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota is at 140.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

As of Wednesday, 61.95% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 56.41% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 415,418 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 310,333 of the Moderna vaccine and 26,569 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 149,513 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna and 197,622 who have received two doses of Pfizer.

The number of people who completed the Pfizer vaccine went up by 764 patients; 96 people completed the Moderna vaccine series.

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