The latest data released by the California Department of Health show that COVID-19 in South Dakota caused 8 deaths, bringing the total number of people in the state to 210.
There were 2 deaths in Minnehaha County, 1 in Pennington County, 1 in Union County, 1 in Hughes County, 1 in Brown County, 1 in Walworth County, and 1 in Butte County.
Seven people aged 80 and over died. One person died, aged between 70 and 79. The death toll was 5 men and 3 women.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in South Dakota is 3,291.
Currently, the number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 is 194, which has tripled from Wednesday (192). Now, the total number of hospitalizations including only South Dakota residents is 1
On Thursday, the state reported 463 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of positive cases in the state to 20,097. Now, the total recovery rate for people who are no longer able to spread the virus is 16,596, compared with 16,324 on Wednesday.
The total number of people tested negative now is 161,564, up from 160,498 on Wednesday.
1,529 new tests were reported on Thursday.