Codington County COVID-19 cases increase to eight

April 3, 2020
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–South Dakota saw 22 additional cases of the COVID-19 virus added to the statewide total Friday.

Fourteen of the new cases were in Minnehaha County. Two additional cases were reported in Codington County.

The South Dakota Health Department says 187 positive tests have been reported in the state thus far. Seventeen of those people remain hospitalized.

Two deaths have been reported in the state from the virus.

Other new cases were reported Friday in the counties of Brown (one), Lincoln (two), Roberts (one), Turner (one) and Yankton (one).

Minnehaha County tops the state with 68 cases. Beadle County has 21, Lincoln County nineteen, Yankton County eleven and Codington County has eight.