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7,871 active coronavirus cases, 6 more deaths, 227 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: 2,474 (+6 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: 2,162 (updated weekly)
  • Active cases: 7,871 (+600)
  • Eligable South Dakotans fully vaccinated: 55.5%
  • Vaccine boosters administered: 165,426
  • Currently hospitalized: 227
    • 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.

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