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COVID infection rates low in SD, vaccination efforts continue

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This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

The U.S. has ordered most Americans out of Shanghai amidst a COVID surge. Philadelphia is reinstating an indoor mask requirement as cases tick upward.

Meanwhile, in South Dakota, nearly 60% of eligible people have been vaccinated, vaccination efforts continue, and infection and hospitalization rates are low.

Dr. Joshua Crabtree is senior vice president of clinical operations at Sanford Health. He joins us with a COVID update where we look to the pandemic horizon as well as discuss the basics for dealing with COVID here at home.