SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Good Samaritan Society says at least 20 residents of the Sioux Falls Village senior living facility have died after testing positive for COVID-19.
It’s the most deaths tied to a single facility in South Dakota during the coronavirus pandemic, and makes up more than half of the 39 deaths reported by the state.
A spokesman for Sanford Health says in total, the Sioux Falls Village has had 106 confirmed cases involving residents and employees.
Statewide, the number of COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota rose by five Tuesday, to 39.