PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) – Three new deaths from COVID-19 have been announced along with a new single-day total case count record in the latest South Dakota Department of Health update.
The death toll in South Dakota rose to 291. The three new deaths included two men and one woman with two deaths listed in the 80+ age group and one in the 70-79 age group.
876 new coronavirus cases were announced on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total number of cases to 30,215, up from Tuesday (29,339). The total number of cases recovered is now at 23,320, up from Tuesday (23,007).
Active cases are now at 6,604, up from Tuesday (6,044). It is also the highest number of active cases in South Dakota since the start of the pandemic.
Current people in South Dakota hospitals for COVID-1
The total number of people tested negative is now at 192,106, up from Tuesday (191,063).
1,919 new people tested were reported on Wednesday.