WEDNESDAY UPDATE: COVID-19 death toll in South Dakota at thirteen

April 29, 2020
Mike Tanner

PIERRE, S.D.—For a third straight day, the number of COVID-19 recoveries in South Dakota has outpaced new infections, although the death toll has grown by two.

Numbers from the State Health Department today show 60 new infections in the past 24 hours, but 100 additional people who are considered “recovered.”

South Dakota’s cumulative number of infections now stands at 2,373. The number recovered has grown to 1,492.

For the week, there have been 161 new infections, and 235 recoveries.

The death toll from the virus in South Dakota is 13.

Codington County still has just one active case.