South Dakota records lowest new COVID-19 case count since March
Current hospitalizations saw a single-day decrease of 12, dipping under 100 statewide for the first time since April 26.
PIERRE, S.D. — Following are the South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Thursday, May 6. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
- NEW CASES: 84 (seven-day daily average: 133)
- TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,309
- TOTAL CASES: 123,157
- TOTAL RECOVERED: 119,871
- DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 12.3%
NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS: 12
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 90
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 7,429
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 1
TOTAL DEATHS: 1,977
INITIAL DOSE ADMINISTERED (IF 2-DOSE VACCINE): 332,582, total: 55.4% of population*
FULLY VACCINATED: 293,433, total: 48.4% of population
*(Vaccine total based on state distribution. Percentage includes vaccines given to South Dakota residents through federal programs, including IHS and VA)
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