South Dakota confirms 33 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP/KCAU) – Health officials confirmed 33 new cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota, Monday.

The state tallies a total of 5,471 positive cases of COVID-19 including 4,403 recoveries. In the last 24 hours, 68 new recoveries were reported.

No new deaths were reported. The state remain at 65 fatalities.

There are a total of 1,003 active COVID-19 cases in the state.

The South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) recorded 92 current COVID-19 hospitalizations. 482 South Dakotans have been hospitalized at some point due to the virus.

According to the DOH, 91% of those tested have been negative for the virus. In South Dakota, 52,348 people have been tested.

Out of the total number of cases in the state, more than 3,400 in Minnehaha County, which includes Sioux Falls.

Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases has decreased by 18.7, a decrease of nearly 23%.

State epidemiologist Josh Clayton reported a new cluster of 52 infections at the Dakota Provisions poultry plant in Huron.

Below is a table sourced from The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University with COVID-19 numbers by county.

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