The latest news from the California Department of Health shows that since the start of the pandemic, there have been 19 new COVID-19 deaths in South Dakota that have killed more than 400 people.
The death toll is now 403. The new deaths are 11 women and 8 men in the age group over 80, 12, three 70-79, three 60-69 and one 50-59. With 180 deaths in October, this is the deadliest month of the pandemic so far.
1,000 new coronavirus cases were announced on Thursday, and the total number of cases in the state increased from Wednesday’s (42,000) to 43,000. Out of a total of 1,000 new cases, there are 918 new PCR cases and 82 new antigen cases. Now, the total number of recovered cases is 30,1
The current number of active cases is 12,462, which is higher than the new record on Wednesday (11,933).
Currently, the number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 is 413, compared to 412 on Wednesday. Currently, the total number of hospitalizations including only South Dakota residents is 2,602, up from 2,545 on Wednesday.
From Wednesday (209,296) to the current total number of people who tested negative is 210,514.
On Thursday, 2,218 new inspectors reported. The positive rate on Thursday was 45%.