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Two additional COVID-19 deaths in SD, active cases go down

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Two additional coronavirus deaths reported in South Dakota, raising the total to 13. Eight of those deaths, including the two reported today, are in Minnehaha County.

The South Dakota Department of Health now reports 2373 total cases OF COVID-19 with 61 cases reported today. Of those, 868 are active cases. The number of active cases dropped by 42 from yesterday.

The Department reports 1492 people have recovered and 165 are in the “ever hospitalized” category. Current hospitalizations are at 69. There have been 14,460 negative tests.

Brookings County remains at 12 cases with three active. There have been 349 negative tests conducted in Brookings County.

Minnehaha County is now at 1984 cases. A majority are connected to Smithfield Foods.

The latest information can be found at the South Dakota Department of Health website.