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State’s total of positive COVID-19 cases increases to 868 Monday

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state increased by its largest amount Monday.  The state Department of Health reports 138 new positive cases Monday, bringing the state’s overall total to 868.  127 of the new positive coronavirus cases are in Minnehaha County, who now has a total of 654 positive COVID-19 cases.  350 of the Minnehaha County cases are employees of the Smithfield Foods processing plant.  

No new positive cases have been reported in area counties, with the exception of Brookings County where there are now nine positive cases reported and six people who have recovered from the virus.  

Overall, 207 people in the state have recovered from the virus.  Six people have died from COVID-19 and 44 people have been hospitalized overall.  

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* 868
Negative** 8134
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 868
Ever Hospitalized* 44
Deaths** 6
Recovered 207
*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 14 10
Brule 1 0
Charles Mix 4 1
Clark 1 1
Clay 5 4
Codington 12 11
Corson 1 0
Davison 3 3
Deuel 1 1
Fall River 1 1
Faulk 1 1
Hamlin 1 1
Hughes 5 3
Hutchinson 2 2
Hyde 1 0
Jerauld 3 0
Lake 2 1
Lawrence 9 9
Lincoln 50 21
Lyman 2 2
Marshall 1 1
McCook 2 1
Meade 1 1
Miner 1 0
Minnehaha 654 76
Oglala Lakota 1 0
Pennington 9 5
Roberts 4 3
Sanborn 2 0
Spink 3 2
Sully 1 0
Todd 1 1
Turner 5 1
Union 5 2
Walworth 2 0
Yankton 22 13

AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Age Range # of Cases # of Deaths
0 to 19 years 37 0
20 to 29 years 166 0
30 to 39 years 212 0
40 to 49 years 158 0
50 to 59 years 163 2
60 to 69 years 101 1
70 to 79 years 17 1
80+ years 14 2

SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Sex # of Cases # of Deaths
Male 459 4
Female 409 2

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