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Jan. 22 update

Nine more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, pushing the statewide death toll to 1,684.

The state reported 316 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 106,716.

The update includes a total of 26,676 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 84 more than the previous report, and 7,328 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 14.

The state has 4,090 active cases, an increase of one from the day before. The state total includes 100,942 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 304 more than the previous report.

There are 177 people hospitalized, which is eight fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 108 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 29 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,159 people, an increase of 26.

There have been 288,761 negative tests statewide, an increase of 646.

Across the state, 54,617 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 3,537 from the previous report. The number of doses administered has reached 69,104, meaning 14,487 people have received both doses.

Jan. 21 update

Six more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, pushing the statewide death toll to 1,675.

The state reported 337 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 106,400.

The update includes a total of 26,592 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 83 more than the previous report, and 7,314 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 33.

The state has 4,089 active cases, a decrease of 14 from the day before. The state total includes 100,638 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 345 more than the previous report.

There are 185 people hospitalized, which is 10 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 112 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 26 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,133 people, an increase of 24.

There have been 288,115 negative tests statewide, an increase of 835.

Across the state, 51,080 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 2,589 from the previous report. The number of doses administered has reached 62,365, meaning 11,285 people have received both doses.

Jan. 20 update

The state reported 277 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 106,063.

The statewide death total remains 1,667.

The update includes a total of 26,509 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 52 more than the previous report, and 7,281 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 33.

The state has 4,103 active cases, a decrease of 129 from the day before. The state total includes 100,293 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 406 more than the previous report.

There are 195 people hospitalized, which is five fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 117 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 29 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,109 people, an increase of 17.

There have been 287,280 negative tests statewide, an increase of 741.

Across the state, 48,491 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 844 from the previous report. There are 9,965 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 58,456.

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Jan. 19 update

The state reported 127 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 105,786.

The statewide death total remains 1,667.

The update includes a total of 26,457 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 23 more than the previous report, and 7,248 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of eight.

The state has 4,232 active cases, a decrease of 381 from the day before. The state total includes 99,887 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 508 more than the previous report.

There are 200 people hospitalized, which is three fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 119 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 25 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,092 people, an increase of 10.

There have been 286,539 negative tests statewide, an increase of 334.

Across the state, 47,647 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 355 from the previous report. There are 9,829 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 57,476.

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Jan. 18 update

Eleven more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,667.

The state reported 116 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 105,659.

The update includes a total of 26,425 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 26 more than the previous report, and 7,240 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of nine.

The state has 4,613 active cases, a decrease of 49 from the day before. The state total includes 99,379 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 153 more than the previous report.

There are 203 people hospitalized, which is 10 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 119 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 26 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,082 people, an increase of 19.

There have been 286,205 negative tests statewide, an increase of 327.

Across the state, 47,292 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 496 from the previous report. There are 9,829 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 57,121.

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Jan. 17 update

Twenty-three more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,656.

The state reported 266 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 105,544.

The update includes a total of 26,399 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 60 more than the previous report, and 7,231 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 16.

The state has 4,662 active cases, a decrease of 175 from the day before. The state total includes 99,226 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 418 more than the previous report.

There are 213 people hospitalized, which is four more than the previous day. According to the report, there are 124 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 32 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,063 people, an increase of 24.

There have been 285,878 negative tests statewide, an increase of 636.

Across the state, 46,796 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,000 from the previous report. There are 9,829 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 56,625.

Jan. 16 update

Four more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,633.

The state reported 341 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 105,278.

The update includes a total of 26,339 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 51 more than the previous report, and 7,215 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 25.

The state has 4,837 active cases, an increase of 105 from the day before. The state total includes 98,808  people who are reported as having recovered, which is 232 more than the previous report.

There are 209 people hospitalized, which is 18 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 124 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 32 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,039 people, an increase of 16.

There have been 285,242 negative tests statewide, an increase of 671.

Across the state, 45,796 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,739 from the previous report. There are 9,735 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 55,531.

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Jan. 15 update

Fifteen more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,629.

The state reported 425 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 104,937.

The update includes a total of 26,288 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 99 more than the previous report, and 7,190 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 28.

The state has 4,732 active cases, an increase of four from the day before. The state total includes 98,576 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 406 more than the previous report.

There are 227 people hospitalized, which is 20 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 135 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 37 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 6,023 people, an increase of 25.

There have been 284,571 negative tests statewide, an increase of 911.

Across the state, 44,057 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 2,282 from the previous report. There are 9,718 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 53,775.

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Jan. 14 update

Ten more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,614.

The state reported 319 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 104,512.

The update includes a total of 26,189 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 72 more than the previous report, and 7,162 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 20.

The state has 4,728 active cases, an decrease of 34 from the day before. The state total includes 98,170 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 341 more than the previous report.

There are 247 people hospitalized, which is six fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 150 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 41 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,998 people, an increase of 20.

There have been 283,660 negative tests statewide, an increase of 556.

Across the state, 41,755 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,801 from the previous report. There are 9,605 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 51,360.

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Jan. 13 update

Nineteen more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death total to 1,604.

The state reported 452 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 104,195.

The update includes a total of 26,117 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 89 more than the previous report, and 7,142 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 28.

The state has 4,762 active cases, an increase of 11 from the day before. The state total includes 97,829 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 422 more than the previous report.

There are 253 people hospitalized, which is 13 more than the previous day. According to the report, there are 149 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 43 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,978 people, an increase of 35.

There have been 283,104 negative tests statewide, an increase of 1,465.

Across the state, 39,954 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 709 from the previous report. There are 7,998 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 47,952.

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Jan. 12 update

The state reported 244 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 103,743.

The update includes a total of 26,028 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 56 more than the previous report, and 7,114 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 25.

The state has 4,751 active cases, a decrease of 351 from the day before. The state total includes 97.407 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 595 more than the previous report.

The statewide death toll remains at 1,585.

There are 240 people hospitalized, which is two fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 149 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 39 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,943 people, an increase of 26.

There have been 281,639 negative tests statewide, an increase of 426.

Across the state, 39,245 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 885 from the previous report. There are 7,465 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 46,714.

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Jan. 11 update

The state reported 181 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 103,499.

The update includes a total of 25,972 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 48 more than the previous report, and 7,089 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 11.

The state has 5,102 active cases, an increase of 62 from the day before. The state total includes 96,812 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 119 more than the previous report.

The statewide death toll remains at 1,585.

There are 242 people hospitalized, which is five more than the previous day. According to the report, there are 145 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 36 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,917 people, an increase of 13.

There have been 281,213 negative tests statewide, an increase of 370.

Across the state, 38,360 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 785 from the previous report. There are 7,307 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 45,667.

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Jan. 10 update

Fifteen more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,585.

The state reported 417 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 103,318.

The update includes a total of 25,924 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 86 more than the previous report, and 7,078  cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 26.

The state has 5,040 active cases, the same as the day before. The state total includes 96,693 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 402 more than the previous report.

There are 237 people hospitalized, which is three more than the previous day. According to the report, there are 141 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 40 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,904 people, an increase of 33.

There have been 280,843 negative tests statewide, an increase of 651.

Across the state, 37,575  people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,354 from the previous report. There have been 6,498 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 44,073.

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Jan. 9 update

Fourteen more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,570.

The state reported 321 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 102,901.

The update includes a total of 25,838 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 64 more than the previous report, and 7,052 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 22.

The state has 5,040 active cases, 201 fewer than the day before. The state total includes 96,291 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 508 more than the previous report.

There are 234 people hospitalized, which is 13 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 142 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 38 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,871 people, an increase of 20.

There have been 280,192 negative tests statewide, an increase of 980.

Across the state, 36,221 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 2,577 from the previous report. There have been 4,062 people who now have received both doses. The number of doses administered has reached 40,284.

Jan. 8 update

Twelve more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,556.

The state reported 448 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 102,580.

The update includes a total of 25,774 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 152 more than the previous report, and 7,030 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 37.

The state has 5,241 active cases, 834 fewer than the day before. The state total includes 95,783 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 1,270 more than the previous report.

There are 247 people hospitalized, which is 17 fewer than the previous day. According to the report, there are 148 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 40 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,851 people, an increase of 22.

There have been 279,212 negative tests statewide, an increase of 1,210.

Across the state, 33,644 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,329 from the previous report. The number of doses administered has reached 35,611, which indicates people are receiving their second shot.

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Jan. 7 update

Twenty-five more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,544.

The state reported 448 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 102,132.

The update includes a total of 25,672 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 93 more than the previous report, and 6,993 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 25.

The state has 6,075 active cases, 312 fewer than the day before. The state total includes 94,513 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 735 more than the previous report.

There are 264 people hospitalized, which is the same as a day ago. According to the report, there are 153 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 37 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,829 people, an increase of 24.

There have been 278,102 negative tests statewide, an increase of 745.

Across the state, 32,315 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 2,436 from the previous report.

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Jan. 6 update

Six more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,519.

The state reported 607 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 101,684.

The update includes a total of 25,579 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 144 more than the previous report, and 6,968 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 31.

The state has 6,387 active cases, 353 more than the day before. The state total includes 93,778 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 249 more than the previous report.

There are 264 people hospitalized, which is six fewer than a day ago. According to the report, there are 143 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 34 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,805 people, an increase of 41.

There have been 277,357 negative tests statewide, an increase of 1,071.

Across the state, 29,879 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 2,619 from the previous report.

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Jan. 5 update

The state reported 433 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 101,076.

The update includes a total of 25,435 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 102 more than the previous report, and 6,937 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of 26.

The state has 6,034 active cases, three more than the day before. The state total includes 93,529 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 430 more than the previous report.

The statewide death toll remains unchanged at 1,513.

There are 270 people hospitalized, which is two more than a day ago. According to the report, there are 148 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 31 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,764 people, an increase of 33.

There have been 276,286 negative tests statewide, an increase of 573.

Across the state, 27,260 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 308 from the previous report.

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Jan. 4 update

The state reported 111 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 100,643.

The update includes a total of 25,333 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 18 more than the previous report, and 6,911 cases in Lincoln County, an increase of seven.

The state has 6,031 active cases, 43 more than the day before. The state total includes 93,099 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 68 more than the previous report.

The statewide death toll remains unchanged at 1,513.

There are 268 people hospitalized, which is six more than a day ago. According to the report, there are 145 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 31 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,742 people, an increase of 10.

There have been 275,713 negative tests statewide, an increase of 290.

Across the state, 26,952 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 82 from the previous report.

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Jan. 3 update

Twelve more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,513.

The state reported 703 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 100,532.

The update includes a total of 25,315 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 207 more than the last report, and 6,904 cases in Lincoln County, which is 81 more than previously reported.

The state has 5,988 active cases, 255 more than the last report. The state total includes 93,031 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 436 more than the previous report.

There are 262 people hospitalized, which is 20 fewer than two days ago. According to the report, there are 143 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 29 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,732 people, an increase of 30.

There have been 275,423 negative tests statewide, an increase of 1,306.

Across the state, 26,870 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 1,545 from the previous report.

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Jan. 2 update

Note: Today’s report includes data from the previous two days.

Thirteen more South Dakotans have died from COVID-19, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,501.

The state reported 664 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total of all cases to 99,829.

The update includes a total of 25,108 cases in Minnehaha County, which is 131 more than the last report, and 6,823 cases in Lincoln County, which is 43 more than previously reported.

The state has 5,733 active cases, 37 more than the last report. The state total includes 92,595 people who are reported as having recovered, which is 615 more than the previous report.

There are 282 people hospitalized, which is 15 fewer than two days ago. According to the report, there are 158 patients in the hospital with COVID-19 between Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Of those, 29 are in intensive care.

The total number that are or have been hospitalized is 5,702 people, an increase of 30.

There have been 274,117 negative tests statewide, an increase of 641.

Across the state, 25,325 people have received a COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 4,181 from the previous report.

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