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Lake County reports first positive COVID-19 case

The state reported one of its largest increases of positive COVID-19 cases on Thursday with 36, raising the state’s total to 165.  One of those positive cases is in Lake County, the first one now in the county. The State Department of Health will not release the age range or sex of the Lake County individual who has tested positive, but State Epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton said that it is not considered community spread.

Positive cases of COVID-19 are now being reported in 31 South Dakota counties.  

The state is reporting two deaths from COVID-19, and that a total of 17 people have been hospitalized with the virus.  

Minnehaha County has the highest number of positive cases with 54 now, followed by Beadle County with 21, Lincoln County with 17, and Yankton County with ten.

So far, the state is reporting that 57 people have recovered from COVID-19.  

More information can be found on the state’s COVID-19 website at covid.sd.gov.  There is also a link to that website on our website at amazingmadison.com.   

SOUTH DAKOTA CASE COUNTS

Test Results # of Cases
Positive* 165
Negative** 4217
Pending*** 0
*Positive test results include testing conducted by the South Dakota Public Health Laboratory and private laboratories.
**Negative test results include testing conducted by the South Dakota Public Health Laboratory and private laboratories.
***Tests currently pending at the South Dakota Public Health Lab.

COVID-19 IN SOUTH DAKOTA

Number of Cases 165
Hospitalized* 17
Deaths 2
Recovered 57
*Cumulative persons who have been hospitalized to date.

SD COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OF COVID-19 CASES

County # of Cases # Recovered
Aurora 1 1
Beadle 21 13
Bon Homme 1 1
Brookings 2 2
Brown 6 2
Charles Mix 1 1
Clark 1 1
Clay 3 2
Codington 6 2
Davison 3 2
Deuel 1 0
Fall River 1 1
Faulk 1 1
Hamlin 1 0
Hughes 3 2
Hutchinson 2 2
Lake 1 0
Lawrence 9 3
Lincoln 17 1
Lyman 1 1
Marshall 1 1
McCook 2 1
Meade 1 1
Minnehaha 54 12
Pennington 6 1
Roberts 2 0
Spink 1 0
Todd 1 0
Turner 2 0
Union 3 1
Yankton 10 2

AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Age Range # of Cases
0 to 19 years 6
20 to 29 years 30
30 to 39 years 22
40 to 49 years 31
50 to 59 years 36
60 to 69 years 26
70 to 79 years 8
80+ years 6

SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTACOVID-19 CASES

Sex # of Cases
Male 78
Female 87

Source:  SD Department of Health

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