SATURDAY UPDATE: South Dakota’s COVID-19 cases rise to 626, high number of new cases remain in Minnehaha County

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Dakota has risen to 626.

Health oficials reported 90 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Saturday.

South Dakota’s death total remains at six, with no new deaths reported Saturday.

Health officials said 86 of the new cases reported are in Minnehaha County.

Of the 438 total cases reported in Minnehaha County, 238 have been tied to an outbreak at a Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Sioux Falls.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and Sioux Falls Mayor Paul TenHaken on Saturday called for the company to close for a minimum of 14 days.

Codington County cases remained as 12 Saturday. All but one of those people has recovered.