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Second COVID-19 death reported in state; total positive cases increase to 129

A second death is being reported in the state from COVID-19.  In numbers released late Wednesday morning by the state Department of Health, two deaths due to the COVID-19 virus are being reported, along with 21 new positive cases.  The most recent death is a Beadle County resident.  This brings the total number of positive cases in the state to 129. There are no positive cases reported so far in Kingsbury, Lake, Miner, or Moody counties. State health officials said that there had been a case reported in Kingsbury County on Tuesday, but on Wednesday said that person’s residence was actually Brookings County.  McCook County has had two positive COVID-19 cases, with one who has recovered from the virus.  The highest number of positive cases remains in Minnehaha County, where now 40 people have tested positive for the virus.  

Overall, the state Department of Health reports that 51 people have recovered from COVID-19.

More information from the state Department of Health, as well as from all local entities can be found through a special Coronavirus page on our website at amazingmadison.com.  

SOUTH DAKOTA CASE COUNTS

Test Results # of Cases
Positive* 129
Negative** 3903
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 129
Hospitalized 12
Deaths 2
Recovered 51

SD COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OF COVID-19 CASES

County # of Cases # Recovered
Aurora 1 1
Beadle 21 12
Bon Homme 1 1
Brookings 2 2
Brown 4 2
Charles Mix 1 1
Clark 1 1
Clay 3 1
Codington 5 2
Davison 2 2
Deuel 1 0
Fall River 1 1
Faulk 1 1
Hamlin 1 0
Hughes 2 1
Hutchinson 2 2
Lawrence 6 2
Lincoln 11 1
Lyman 1 1
Marshall 1 1
McCook 2 1
Meade 1 1
Minnehaha 40 11
Pennington 5 1
Roberts 2 0
Todd 1 0
Turner 1 0
Union 1 1
Yankton 8 1

AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Age Range # of Cases
0 to 19 years 6
20 to 29 years 23
30 to 39 years 15
40 to 49 years 26
50 to 59 years 30
60 to 69 years 20
70 to 79 years 7
80+ years 2

SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Sex # of Cases
Male 69
Female 60
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