This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: There are 198 new coronavirus cases reported in South Dakota Monday. The South Dakota Department of Health says “one previously reported Bon Homme County Case was deduplicated.”
PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Active COVID-19 cases continued to climb in South Dakota but current hospitalizations decreased by seven according to the latest update from the state department of health.
On Monday, 198 new coronavirus cases were announced, bringing the state’s total to 21,738, up from Sunday (21,541). One week ago, South Dakota had 18,869 total positive cases.
Total recoveries are now at 17,692, up 159 from Sunday (17,533).
Active cases are at 3,828, another new daily record and up from Sunday (3,790).
The death toll remained at 218.
Current hospitalizations are at 209, down from Sunday (216). Total South Dakotans ever hospitalized is now at 1,488, up from Sunday (1,473).
Total persons tested negative is now at 166,606, up from Sunday (165,963).
There were 840 new persons tested reported on Monday.