The state is reporting 50 new positive COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the state’s overall total to 1685. Again, the majority of the positive cases – 48 of them – come from Minnehaha and Lincoln counties. All total between those two counties there are now 1500 positive COVID-19 cases. The state is reporting that there are 891 total cases tied to the Smithfield processing plant outbreak – 748 of them employees and 143 who are close contacts.
There are no new positive cases to report in Lake County. Currently, Lake County has reported three positive cases, with two of them recovered, and 86 negative tests.
The state Department of Health reports that 709 people have recovered from the virus, and 87 people have been hospitalized. There have been seven deaths caused by COVID-19.
More information from covid.sd.gov:
SOUTH DAKOTA CASE COUNTS
COVID-19 IN SOUTH DAKOTA
COVID-19 CASES by SD COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES
SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES