SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – A new death from COVID-19 has been reported, while cases of active coronaviruses are the lowest in more than a year, according to a South Dakota health update on Tuesday.
The death toll from COVID-19 in South Dakota is now 2,023. The new death is a man over the age of 80 in Pennington County.
Active cases continued to decline and are now at 229 as of Monday (242). The last active cases are under 240 years old on April 7, 2020.
29 new cases were registered on Tuesday. The total number of cases in the country is now 124,302 compared to Monday (124,273).
The current hospitalizations for the virus are 43, compared to Monday (40). The total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic is already 71
The total number of recovered cases is already 122,050, compared to Monday (122,009).
In South Dakota, 168 cases of B.1.1.7 have been reported. The figures for the other variants include 15 cases of B.1.429 and three cases of P.1., Two cases of variant B.1.351 and one case of B.1.427 have been reported.
The total number of people who tested negative is now 358,547, compared to Monday (357,934).
There are 642 new individuals tested in the data reported Tuesday for a new 0.04% positivity tested by humans. The last seven-day PCR test pass rate reported by DOH was 1.9%. The most recent one-day PCR test for positivity was 2.7%.
As of Tuesday, 55.29% of the population aged 12 and over had received at least one dose, while 50.16% had completed a series of vaccinations. A total of 355,968 people received the vaccine.
There were 351,464 doses of Pfizer vaccine, 290,477 doses of Moderna vaccine and 20,802 doses of Janssen vaccine.
There were 140,055 people who received two doses of Moderna and 166,708 who received two doses of Pfizer.