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One additional COVID-19 fatality in South Dakota, 1755 total cases

The state Department of Health reports 1755 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Dakota today, an increase of 71 from yesterday.

There have now been 8 deaths from the virus, with one additional fatality reported today in Minnehaha County.

There have been 11,060 negative tests and 824 people have recovered from the virus. The “ever hospitalized” category is at 100 people.

Brookings County remains at 9 cases with all 9 recovered. The County is listed as community spread, in the minimal/moderate category. There have been 278 negative tests conducted in Brookings County.

Minnehaha County saw now stands at 1469 confirmed cases. A large number of those are connected to Smithfield Foods.

You can see the latest information at the South Dakota Department of Health website.