Correction: The original version of this article stated the incorrect number of new positive cases.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in South Dakota has increased by 112, according to the state health department, and there are no new deaths. Of the new cases, 11 are ages 0-19 and 24 are ages 20-29.
South Dakota has a total of 4,468 COVID-19 cases as of Saturday, according to the state health department. That doesn’t include people who show symptoms or are asymptomatic but are not tested.
The state has 1,082 active COVID-19 cases, an increase of 1,082, according to the state health department. Recoveries statewide increased to 3,336. The state health department says 358 total people have been hospitalized during the pandemic, and 90 are currently hospitalized.
Coronavirus patients are occupying four percent of staffed hospital beds in the state while 54 percent of hospital beds are available, according to the state health department. Coronavirus patients are occupying nine percent of intensive care unit beds, and 60 percent of ICU beds are available. Two percent of ventilators are being used by coronavirus patients while 76 percent of the state’s ventilator capacity is available.
Cases in Minnehaha County increased by 37 to a total of 3,248, and Lincoln County’s cases increased by seven to a total of 225 cases, according to the state health department. Of the cases, 2,649 have recovered in Minnehaha County, and 185 cases have recovered in Lincoln County.
20 positive cases were reported in Beadle County, bringing the number of positive cases to 118.
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