South Dakota’s COVID-19 count nears 5,000 mark

June 1, 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota is nearing 5,000 confirmed cases of the coronavius.

State health officials on Sunday reported 33 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the state’s total to 4,993.

The number of active cases grew by one, to 1,094.

The number of deaths reported in South Dakota since the start of the pandemic remains at 62.

The South Dakota Department of Health reports 86 people are currently hospitalized, a drop of seven since Saturday.

Of South Dakota’s confirmed coronavirus cases, Minnehaha County, the state’s most populous county, leads with 3,349, with four new cases Sunday.