PIERRE, SD (KELO) – The death toll from COVID-19 in South Dakota has risen one to 130, according to the latest report from the South Dakota Department of Health.
The new death was a woman from Pennington County, who is in the over-80 age range. Minnehaha County has the highest death toll at 63, while Pennington County has the second highest death toll at 27.
80 new positive cases of coronavirus were announced which announced the state total on Friday at 8,764, as of Thursday (8,685). The number of patients recovered has risen to 7,761, to 71 more than on Thursday (7,690).
Active cases increased to 873, through Thursday (866).
There are now 31current hospitalizations, down 13 from Thursday (44). The number of total hospitalizations increased to 824, through Thursday (815).
The number of negative people tested is 102,871, as of Thursday (101,660). On Friday, a total of 1,291 new tests.
After reporting a 30-hour period (1:00 p.m. Monday to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday) on Wednesday and an 18-hour period (7:00 p.m. Tuesday to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday) on Thursday, the reporting period returns to Standard 24 hours (1pm to 1pm the day before).