COVID-19 cases at summer camp in Black Hills has grown to 96
August 4, 2020
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Health says the number of confirmed coronavirus cases at a Christian youth summer camp in the Black Hills has grown to 96.
Health officials said Monday that 93 South Dakota residents and three out-of-state residents have COVID-19 after attending Camp Judson near Keystone.
The camp shut down several weeks ago.
State epidemiologist Dr. Joshua Clayton said 328 people had been at the camp. He said 44 of the 93 South Dakota cases have recovered.
The Department of Health reported 65 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Dakota on Monday.
There are 9,020 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Dakota since the pandemic began and 135 deaths. Eighty eight percent of those who’ve tested positive have recovered.
Hospitalizations numbered 35.