PIERRE, SD (KELO) – The death toll from COVID-19 in South Dakota has risen by one to 130, according to the latest report from the South Dakota Department of Health.
The new death was a woman from Pennington County, listed in the age group 80+. Minehaha County has the most deaths with 63, while Pennington County is now second with 27.
There were 80 new positive cases of coronavirus announced on Friday, bringing the total to 7,764 for the state compared to Thursday (8,685). The number of recovered patients rose to 7,761, up 71 from Thursday (7,690).
The number of active cases increased to 873, compared to Thursday (866).
There are now 31 ongoing hospitalizations, 1
The number of tested negative people is already 102,871, compared to Thursday (101,660). A total of 1,291 new tests on Friday.
After reporting a 30-hour time period (13:00 to Monday to 19:00 Tuesday) on Wednesday and an 18-hour time (19:00 Tuesday to 13:00 Wednesday) on Thursday, the reporting period returns to the standard 24 hours (1 from 1 to 13 hours the day before).