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 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|
|*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|
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|
SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES
|Sex||# of Cases||# of Deaths|