December 31: South Dakota reports more than 300 new COVID-19 cases, 24 virus-related deaths

Coronavirus

PIERRE, S.D. (KCAU) – The South Dakota Department of Health reported 324 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.

Below is the report as of December 31, 2020.

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases90,050 confirmed/9,114 probable
— New cases –324/121 probable
— Active cases –5,696
— Recovered cases –91,980
— New recovered cases – 453
Total virus-related deaths1,488
— New deaths –24
Ever hospitalized5,672
— Currently hospitalized –297
Total tests –761,203
— Total persons tested –372,640
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County141412014437030
Clay County14978615263911
Yankton County2514240224811326
Lincoln County6758439625423165

The Department also reminds South Dakotans of the simple precautions they can take to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 by washing their hands, staying six feet away from others, avoiding crowded areas, and wearing a mask when that isn’t possible.


December 30, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases89,314 confirmed/8,995 probable
— New cases –410 confirmed/152 probable
— Active cases –5,729
— Recovered cases –91,527
— New recovered cases – 553
Total virus-related deaths1,464
— New deaths –18
Ever hospitalized5,639
— Currently hospitalized –293
Total tests –755,685
— Total persons tested –371,459
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County159312014437030
Clay County16238615263911
Yankton County2510253223211325
Lincoln County6758439625423165

December 29, 2020

Total cases88,894 confirmed/8,844 probable
— New cases –418 confirmed/83 probable
— Active cases –5,738
— Recovered cases –90,974
— New recovered cases – 1,286
Total virus-related deaths1,446
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized5,605
— Currently hospitalized –303
Total tests –751,344
— Total persons tested –370,159
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County159014614056830
Clay County16137915233911
Yankton County2491270218111224
Lincoln County6710497611622763

December 28, 2020

Total cases88,894 confirmed/8,763 probable
— New cases –246 confirmed/21 probable
— Active cases –6,523
— Recovered cases –89,688
— New recovered cases – 439
Total virus-related deaths1,446
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized5,583
— Currently hospitalized –288
Total tests –747,610
— Total persons tested –369,261

December 27, 2020

Total cases88,297 confirmed/8,742 probable
— New cases –345 confirmed/82 probable
— Active cases –6,695
— Recovered cases –89,249
— New recovered cases – 821
Total virus-related deaths1,446
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized5,561
— Currently hospitalized –274
Total tests –746,448
— Total persons tested –367,781
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County158115013866730
Clay County160210114903911
Yankton County2465255234411024
Lincoln County6653508608222763

December 26, 2020

Total cases88,003 confirmed/8,666 probable
— New cases –293 confirmed/124 probable
— Active cases –7,089
— Recovered cases –88,428
— New recovered cases – 408
Total virus-related deaths1,446
— New deaths –16
Ever hospitalized5,533
— Currently hospitalized –289
Total tests –743,260
— Total persons tested –366,510
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County156615013866730
Clay County159711614703911
Yankton County2424252213110924
Lincoln County6629553601322563

The South Dakota Department of Health did not report COVID-19 numbers on Christmas day.


December 24, 2020

Total cases88,003 confirmed/ 8,543 probable
— New cases –372 confirmed/ 128 probable
— Active cases –7,098
— Recovered cases –88,018
— New Recoveries681
Total virus-related deaths1,430
— New deaths –41
Ever hospitalized5,503
— Currently hospitalized –312
Total tests –737,756
— Total persons tested –366,510
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County155614713796530
Clay County159211314683911
Yankton County2408252213110924
Lincoln County6588540598522463

December 23, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases87,630 confirmed/8,410 probable
— New cases –377 confirmed/154 probable
— Active cases –7,314
— Recovered cases –87,337
Total virus-related deaths1,389
— New deaths –8
Ever hospitalized5,492
— Currently hospitalized –337
Total tests –732,239
— Total persons tested –365,126
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County154014313676530
Clay County158211114603811
Yankton County2399259211710923
Lincoln County6545564591922462

December 22, 2020

Total cases87,252 confirmed/8,257 probable
— New cases –318 confirmed/118 probable
— Active cases –7,627
— Recovered cases –86,501
Total virus-related deaths1,381
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized5,461
— Currently hospitalized –341
Total tests –725,631
— Total persons tested –363,598
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County151815613326530
Clay County156911514433711
Yankton County2365304203810923
Lincoln County6472639577222061

December 21, 2020

Total cases86,934 confirmed/8,140 probable
— New cases –301 confirmed/46 probable
— Active cases –8,373
— Recovered cases –85,320
Total virus-related deaths1,381
— New deaths –20
Ever hospitalized5,429
— Currently hospitalized –344
Total tests –719,491
— Total persons tested –362,320
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County151815613326530
Clay County156911514433711
Yankton County2365304203810923
Lincoln County6472639577222061

December 20, 2020

Total cases86,631 confirmed/8,096 probable
— New cases –309 confirmed/82 probable
— Active cases –8,270
— Recovered cases –85,096
Total virus-related deaths1,361
— New deaths –11
Ever hospitalized5,411
— Currently hospitalized –345
Total tests –716,285
— Total persons tested –361,285
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County151215213306530
Clay County156110814423711
Yankton County2354298203310923
Lincoln County6410593575722060

December 19, 2020

Total cases86,319 confirmed/8,017 probable
— New cases –409 confirmed/155 probable
— Active cases –8,496
— Recovered cases –84,490
Total virus-related deaths1,350
— New deaths –21
Ever hospitalized5,385
— Currently hospitalized –365
Total tests –713,178
— Total persons tested –360,182
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County149415813086528
Clay County155811714303711
Yankton County2327287201810922
Lincoln County6381604571922058

December 18, 2020

Total cases85,910 confirmed/ 7,862 probable
— New cases –435 confirmed/ 140 probable
— Active cases –8,773
— Recovered cases –83,670
Total virus-related deaths1,329
— New deaths –28
Ever hospitalized5,348
— Currently hospitalized –387
Total tests –707,698
— Total persons tested –358,566
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County148115413996528
Clay County154611814173711
Yankton County2313297199510921
Lincoln County6332613566121658

December 17, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases85,474 confirmed/ 7,723 probable
— New cases –507 confirmed/ 87 probable
— Active cases –8,756
— Recovered cases –83,140
Total virus-related deaths1,301
— New deaths –1
Ever hospitalized5,317
— Currently hospitalized –406
Total tests –702,590
— Total persons tested –356,916
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County147015712866527
Clay County153511414103711
Yankton County2291293198010918
Lincoln County62655950561821757

December 16, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases84,967 confirmed/ 7,636 probable
— New cases –677 confirmed/ 228 probable
— Active cases –10,987
— Recovered cases –80,316
Total virus-related deaths1,300
— New deaths –39
Ever hospitalized5,265
— Currently hospitalized –412
Total tests –696,690
— Total persons tested –355,614
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County145319212346527
Clay County152715413623711
Yankton County2271409184410918
Lincoln County6220721544221757

December 15, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases84,290 confirmed/7,409 probable
— New cases –302 confirmed/43 probable
— Active cases –11,519
— Recovered cases –78,919
Total virus-related deaths1,261
— New deaths –2
Ever hospitalized5,242
— Currently hospitalized –435
Total tests –688,929
— Total persons tested –353,282
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County144019812176525
Clay County151317313293711
Yankton County2241433179110917
Lincoln County6155754534421657

December 14, 2020

Total cases83,986 confirmed/7,368 probable
— New cases –272 confirmed/45 probable
— Active cases –12,623
— Recovered cases –77,472
Total virus-related deaths 1,259
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized5,200
— Currently hospitalized –441
Total tests –686,766
— Total persons tested –352,547
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County143622011916525
Clay County150819713003511
Yankton County2225464174410817
Lincoln County6132815526021157

December 13, 2020

Total cases83,714 confirmed/7,324 probable
— New cases –490 confirmed/142 probable
— Active cases –12,747
— Recovered cases –77,032
Total virus-related deaths1,259
— New deaths –16
Ever hospitalized5,174
— Currently hospitalized –436
Total tests –683,570
— Total persons tested –351,856

December 12, 2020

Total cases83,225 confirmed/7,182 probable
— New cases –618 confirmed/117 probable
— Active cases –12,917
— Recovered cases –76,247
Total virus-related deaths1,243
— New deaths –33
Ever hospitalized5,125
— Currently hospitalized –452
Total tests –679,457
— Total persons tested –350,215
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County140520411766425
Clay County150620412913511
Yankton County2202563162210517
Lincoln County6049805518921155

December 11, 2020

Total cases82,606 confirmed/ 7,066 probable
— New cases –771 confirmed/ 174 probable
— Active cases –15,622
— Recovered cases –72,840
Total virus-related deaths1,210
— New deaths –33
Ever hospitalized5,086
— Currently hospitalized –467
Total tests –673,281
— Total persons tested –348,369
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County139125011166325
Clay County149524512393511
Yankton County2176644151510117
Lincoln County5995983495821054

December 10, 2020

Total cases81,835 confirmed/ 6,892 probable
— New cases –552 confirmed/ 152 probable
— Active cases –16,234
— Recovered cases –71,316
Total virus-related deaths1,177
— New deaths –30
Ever hospitalized5,025
— Currently hospitalized –491
Total tests –666,037
— Total persons tested –346,200
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County137525011006325
Clay County148126012103411
Yankton County2149664146810017
Lincoln County59251005486620954

December 9, 2020

Total cases81,280 confirmed/ 6,743 probable
— New cases –781 confirmed/ 204 probable
— Active cases –16,148
— Recovered cases –70,728
Total virus-related deaths1,147
— New deaths –36
Ever hospitalized4,974
— Currently hospitalized –501
Total tests –659,619
— Total persons tested –344,472
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County135624610876325
Clay County146825512023411
Yankton County212465214579915
Lincoln County58861013481920754

December 8, 2020

South Dakota COVID-19 numbers

Total cases80,499 confirmed/6,539 probable
— New cases –506 confirmed/33 probable
— Active cases –16,783
— Recovered cases –69,144
Total virus-related deaths1,111
— New deaths –1
Ever hospitalized4,921
— Currently hospitalized –491
Total tests –653,277
— Total persons tested –342,423

December 7, 2020

Total cases79,994 confirmed/6,506 probable
— New cases –447 confirmed/62 probable
— Active cases –16,814
— Recovered cases –68,576
Total virus-related deaths1,110
— New deaths –0
Ever hospitalized4,872
— Currently hospitalized –503
Total tests –647,572
— Total persons tested –341,195

December 6, 2020

Total cases79,535 confirmed/6,456 probable
— New cases –622 confirmed/65 probable
— Active cases –16,432
— Recovered cases –68,449
Total virus-related deaths1,110
— New deaths –19
Ever hospitalized4,835
— Currently hospitalized –497
Total tests –644,627
— Total persons tested –339,995

December 5, 2020

Total cases78,912 confirmed/6,392 probable
— New cases –759 confirmed/147 probable
— Active cases –16,202
— Recovered cases –68,011
Total virus-related deaths1,091
— New deaths –27
Ever hospitalized4,793
— Currently hospitalized –512
Total tests –639,797
— Total persons tested –338,369

December 4, 2020

Total cases78,153 confirmed/ 6,245 probable
— New cases –893 confirmed/ 157 probable
— Active cases –15,925
— Recovered cases –67,409
Total virus-related deaths1,064
— New deaths –31
Ever hospitalized4,748
— Currently hospitalized –516
Total tests –627,031
— Total persons tested –336,512

December 3, 2020

Total cases77,261 confirmed/ 6,087 probable
— New cases –822 confirmed/ 323 probable
— Active cases –15,474
— Recovered cases –66,841
Total virus-related deaths1,033
— New deaths –38
Ever hospitalized4,696
— Currently hospitalized –538
Total tests –627,031
— Total persons tested –334,697
CountyTotal CasesActive CasesRecovered CasesEver HospitalizedTotal Deaths
Union County128121610406325
Clay County139122311573111
Yankton County186348313698911
Lincoln County5598936460919953

December 2, 2020

Total cases76,438 confirmed/5,521 probable
— New cases –1,047 confirmed/244 probable
— Active cases –14,088
— Recovered cases –65,876
Total virus-related deaths995
— New deaths –47
Ever hospitalized4,572
— Currently hospitalized –531
Total tests –615,534
— Total persons tested –330,533

December 1, 2020

Total cases75,391 confirmed/ 5,521 probable
— New cases –416 confirmed/ 32 probable
— Active cases –14,088
— Recovered cases –65,876
Total virus-related deaths948
— New deaths –2
Ever hospitalized4,572
— Currently hospitalized –547
Total tests –615,534
— Total persons tested –330,533

For South Dakota’s COVID-19 November numbers, click here.

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