Latest COVID-19 numbers: 2,588 total cases in South Dakota


An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about the number of positive cases in Brown, Buffalo, Day, Dewey and Douglas counties. The story has been corrected.

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — COVID-19 case numbers in South Dakota are in for Saturday.

The latest COVID-19 test result numbers as of 11:30 a.m. Saturday show the state with 2,588 total positive cases, up 63 from Friday (2,525).

According to the state department of health, recoveries increased by 73, for a total of 1,759. There are 2 new hospitalizations reported in the state, for a total of 71. The number of people ever hospitalized is 187, up 8 from Friday (179).

665 new negative tests have been preformed, bringing the total negative tests to 15,503.

9 new cases have been reported in Brown County with a total of 51 positive tests on Saturday.

Day County has reported 4 new positive cases, with a total of 8.

Hughes County has 4 new cases, for a total of 13.

Lincoln County has 3 new positive cases, for a total of 156.

Minnehaha County has 34 new reported cases with a total of 2,123.

Roberts, Stanley and Todd counties each reported one new case.

Union County has 6 new positive cases, for a total of 27.

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