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3 more COVID deaths, 254 hospitalized

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Note: The data presented is from the previous day — Tuesday updates include data from over the weekend (Saturday 1 pm CT - Monday 1 pm CT)

    • State’s death toll: 2,433 (+3 from the previous report)
      • Note: 'Death toll' indicates the number of deaths among people with COVID, but COVID may not have been the sole cause of death.
      • Deaths verifiably caused by COVID: 2,135 (updated weekly)
    • Active cases: 7,335 (+255)
    • Eligable South Dakotans fully vaccinated: 55.06%
    • Vaccine boosters administered: 151,543

    Hospital capacity

    • Currently hospitalized: 254 (-14)
      • Note: Currently Hospitalized numbers include COVID-19 cases and people that are in the hospital under transmission-based precautions. The number may include out-of-state cases and people.

    Advice from the CDC is to get vaccinated, and mask-up indoors if you live in a place with high or substantial coronavirus transmission. That’s everywhere in South Dakota except McPherson County.
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