South Dakota’s death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 200

September 21, 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota health officials say that active cases of the coronavirus dropped by 102 in the last day, decreasing the total number to 2,843.

Sunday’s report comes one day after the state reached 200 deaths due to complications from COVID-19.

Officials confirmed two more deaths Sunday, both elderly men from Minnehaha County.

The state listed 252 new virus cases in its Sunday update, lifting the total number of positive cases to 18,696 since the pandemic began.

There were 1,132 tests processed in the last day.

In Codington County, there are currently 192 active cases, with three deaths since the pandemic began.