South Dakota confirms 92 new COVID-19 cases

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP/KCAU) – Health officials confirmed 92 new cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota on Wednesday, bringing the state total to 4,177.

There are 109 new recoveries from the virus that were also confirmed on Wednesday, bringing the recovery number to 3,023, or nearly three-fourths of the total number of people tested for coronavirus.

The South Dakota Department of Health (DOH), reports a total of 1,108 active cases in the state.

Health officials confirmed no new virus-related deaths, which means the deaths toll remains at 46.

The DOH reports 26,212 South Dakotans have tested negative for the virus.

Currently, 81 South Dakotans are hospitalized due to COVID-19. In total, 333 people in the state have been hospitalized at some point due to the virus.

Minnehaha County, South Dakota’s most populous county, continues to lead the state in infections, with 3,182 cases and 40 deaths.

But Beadle County reported the largest day-to-day increase on Wednesday with 25 new confirmed cases.

For more information, visit DOH’s coronavirus website.

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