South Dakota Dept of Health returns to daily COVID-19 reporting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials have returned to reporting new coronavirus cases every weekday as the state faces a resurgence of the pandemic.

Health officials reported 153 new cases Thursday as its count of active infections statewide reached 1,210.

South Dakota has seen a steady resurgence of cases after the pandemic waned dramatically during the spring and early summer.

The Department of Health had been reporting coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths once a week since July.

Hospitalizations on Thursday increased to 76 patients with COVID-19. No deaths from COVID-19 were reported.