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Wednesday’s COVID-19 numbers

The number of positive COVID-19 cases increased Wednesday to 41.  That’s up 11 cases from Tuesday’s report from the State Department of Health.  The new positive cases include eight new cases in Minnehaha County, one more case in Brown County, and one new positive case in Lincoln and Meade counties.  The total number of those who have recovered from COVID-19 as of Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health, is 13.

SOUTH DAKOTA CASE COUNTS

Test Results # of Cases
Positive* 41
Negative** 819
Pending*** 268
*Positive test results are no longer required to be sent to the CDC for confirmation.
**The negative test results above represent testing conducted by the South Dakota Public Health Laboratory. It does not include results from private laboratories. Those results will be included as they become available.
***Tests currently pending at the South Dakota Public Health Lab.

COVID-19 IN SOUTH DAKOTA

Number of Cases 41
Deaths 1
Recovered 13

SD COUNTY OF RESIDENCE OF COVID-19 CASES

County # of Cases
Beadle 13
Bon Homme 1
Brown 2
Brookings 1
Charles Mix 1
Codington 1
Davison 2
Hughes 1
Lincoln 1
Lyman 1
McCook 2
Meade 1
Minnehaha 13
Pennington 1

AGE GROUP OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Age Range # of Cases
0 to 19 years 2
20 to 29 years 7
30 to 39 years 6
40 to 49 years 4
50 to 59 years 12
60 to 69 years 8
70 to 79 years 1
80+ years 1

SEX OF SOUTH DAKOTA COVID-19 CASES

Sex # of Cases
Male 22
Female 19

South Dakota Department of Health:  Data is updated daily by about 12 p.m. noon and includes cases reported through 5 p.m. the previous day.
Last updated: 11:30 am; March 24, 2020

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