TUESDAY UPDATE: South Dakota’s COVID-19 death toll now at 39

May 12, 2020
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.—South Dakota’s death toll from the COVID-19 virus grew to 39 on Tuesday. All but five of those deaths have occurred in residents of Minnehaha County.

Active cases are at 1,315. That’s a decrease of 78 from Monday.

Seventy four South Daktoans are hospitalized with the virus, down from 78 on Monday.

The number of people recovered has gone up to 2,309, an increase of 122 from Monday’s count.

Total cases in the state are at 3,663, an increase of 49 from the previous day.

Codington County cases remain unchanged at 15, with no active cases in the county.