There have actually been 484 deaths in December. Thursdays overall is among the leading three in the month.
Active cases are at 7,098 which is a decline from Wednesdays 7,314.
The state now has a total of 96,546 cases up from 96,040 on Wednesday.
Hospitalizations were at 312. Down from Wednesdays 337. Total hospitalizations reached 5,503 up from the 5,492 overall on Wednesday.
Recovered cases increased to 88,018 from Wednesdays 87,337.
Twenty-two of the new deaths were in the 80 plus variety. Total hospitalizations reached 5,503 up from the 5,492 total on Wednesday.
Total individuals tested negative is now at 269,964 an increase from Wednesdays 269,086.
The states one day positivity rate was 16.7%.
PIERRE, S.D. (KELO)– The coronavirus death toll increased by 41 on Thursday to 1,430, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.
There were at least 500 new cases. The state now has an overall of 96,546 cases up from 96,040 on Wednesday. The state listed 372 PCR tests and 128 new antigen tests.
One of the brand-new deaths remained in the 20-29 range Twenty-two of the brand-new deaths remained in the 80 plus variety. Nine in the 70 plus, 5 in the 60-69, 3 in the 50-59 variety and one in the 40-49 variety.
The DOH is also tracking vaccinations. As of Thursday, 8,398 persons had gotten a vaccine and 9,770 doses have actually been administered.