UPDATE: Codington County death toll from COVID-19 increases to six

September 29, 2020
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.—South Dakota’s death toll from the COVID-19 virus grew by five today.

The South Dakota Department of Health says two of those five deaths occurred in Codington County.

Health Department statistics released today show 259 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Active cases statewide decreased to 3,684. On Monday, that number was 3,828.

Hospitalizations are at 211—up two from Monday.

Codington County has 208 active cases. There have been six deaths in the county since the pandemic began.

You can view the Health Department’s coronavirus data by clicking here: https://doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx#SD