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Positive COVID-19 cases at 1168 in SD; majority of new cases in Minnehaha & Lincoln counties

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state surpassed 11-hundred Wednesday.  In numbers released by the state Department of Health, South Dakota now has a total of 1168 positive COVID-19 cases.  Wednesday’s jump of 180 cases has all but four of them coming from Minnehaha or Lincoln counties. There are no additional new cases reported in Lake or any other of our area counties.  

Currently in the state, there are 329 people who have recovered from the virus, six people who have died, and 51 people who have been hospitalized because of COVID-19.

More information on the state Department of Health’s numbers can be found on the state’s website at covid.sd.gov

SOUTH DAKOTA CASE COUNTS

Test Results # of Cases
Positive* 1168
Negative** 8691
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. This number does not include pending results at private labs. If you have been tested and are waiting for results, contact your healthcare provider

COVID-19 IN SOUTH DAKOTA

Number of Cases 1168
Ever Hospitalized* 51
Deaths** 6
Recovered 329
*Cumulative persons who have been hospitalized to date.
**The Department does not report deaths until a certified death record has been filed. By law, a death record must be filed within 5 days of the date of death.

SD COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OF COVID-19 CASES

County Total Positive Cases # Recovered
Aurora 1 1
Beadle 21 19
Bon Homme 4 3
Brookings 9 6
Brown 15 10
Charles Mix 4 2
Clark 1 1
Clay 5 4
Codington 13 11
Corson 1 1
Davison 3 3
Deuel 1 1
Fall River 1 1
Faulk 1 1
Hamlin 1 1
Hughes 5 4
Hutchinson 2 2
Hyde 1 0
Jerauld 3 2
Lake 2 1
Lawrence 9 9
Lincoln 65 28
Lyman 2 2
Marshall 1 1
McCook 3 1
Meade 1 1
Miner 1 0
Minnehaha 934 179
Oglala Lakota 1 1
Pennington 9 6
Roberts 4 3
Sanborn 3 0
Spink 3 2
Sully 1 0
Todd 1 1
Turner 5 1
Union 4 3
Walworth 5 0
Yankton 22 17

AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Age Range # of Cases # of Deaths
0 to 19 years 55 0
20 to 29 years 220 0
30 to 39 years 286 0
40 to 49 years 236 0
50 to 59 years 215 2
60 to 69 years 123 1
70 to 79 years 19 1
80+ years 14 2

SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Sex # of Cases # of Deaths
Male 637 4
Female 531 2

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