SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem says South Dakota’s budget is expected to take a big hit from the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic.

She addressed the topic during her Monday press briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic…..

While not all of that is related to COVID-19, the Republican governor says the brunt of the economic impact will be felt in April. She says those figures will be available at the beginning of June.

South Dakota health officials report 37 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the state’s total to 2,668 cases. But for third consecutive day, South Dakota reports no new deaths, with the state’s death toll remaining at 21.