SD Active COVID-19 Cases Top 16,000 With 566 Hospitalizations

 South Dakota Health officials reported 881 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 53,486.

     There were 390 recoveries and 1 death, sending the number of active cases to 16,266 including 566 who are hospitalized. Both are new records.

Total recoveries now stand at 39,598 while the COVID-19 death toll in the state is 537 after 13 deaths both Sat and Sun. 

         South Dakota has had an average of 1,154.3 new weekly cases per 100,000 residents over the past 2 weeks, 2nd only to North Dakota.