FRIDAY UPDATE: COVID-19 deaths at 44,  recoveries exceed 2,500

May 15, 2020
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.–South Dakota has recorded one more death attributed to the COVID-19 virus.

Numbers from the Health Department today (Friday) put the death toll at 44. Thirty nine of the deaths have been in Minnehaha County.

Total cases are at 3,887. Recoveries are at 2,574.

Eighty South Dakotans are hospitalized, and active cases stand at 1, 269.

Codington County has one active case.