39 More COVID-19 Deaths In SD Puts Total At 300 Posted by John Axtell Date: December 16, 2020 214 Views The South Dakota Dept of Health reported 677 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday along with 1,397 recoveries and 39 deaths. That drops the number of active cases in the state to 10,987 including 412 who are hospitalized. South Dakota has now had 84,967 total confirmed cases with 80,316 recoveries and 1,300 COVID-19 related deaths. In Wyoming, the state health department reported 171 new confirmed cases with 71 recoveries and no deaths – pushing the number of active cases to 1,973. Wyoming has had 34,883 total cases with 328 deaths and 32,582 recoveries.