New numbers released on COVID-19 vaccinations in South Dakota

September 20, 2021

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials say currently about 63% of state residents age 12 and up have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine and nearly 58% are fully inoculated.

The Department of Health on Monday reported 446 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths since Friday.

The latest deaths include three men and two women in their 60s and 70s.

Active cases now stand at 7,927 with 58 of South Dakota’s 66 counties experienced high community spread, which means there are 100 cases or more per 100,000 people.