Codington County reports 6th COVID-19 case; statewide total now at 165 (Audio)

April 2, 2020
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.—South Dakota’s COVID-19 count rose to 165 on Thursday.

State Epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton provided the daily update…

Clayton gave a breakdown of where these 36 new cases are from….

Minnehaha County leads the state with 54 cases. Beadle is next with 21, followed by Lincoln with 17, Yankton with ten, Lawrence with nine and Codington, Brown and Pennington with six each.

Two people have died from COVID-19 in South Dakota.

Seventeen people are currently hospitalized with the virus, and 4,217 people have tested negative.