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South Dakota's COVID-19 active case count falls below 1,900

Update for Saturday, April 24

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PIERRE, S.D. — Following are the South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Saturday, April 24. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.

Statewide case rates

  • NEW CASES: 136 (seven-day daily average: 149)
  • TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,871
  • TOTAL CASES: 121,986
  • TOTAL RECOVERED: 118,157
  • DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 20.3%

Hospitalizations, deaths

  • NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS: 8

  • ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 104

  • TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 7,293

  • DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 1

  • TOTAL DEATHS: 1,958

Vaccinations

  • INITIAL DOSE ADMINISTERED (IF 2-DOSE VACCINE): 323,716, total: 53.77% of population*

  • FULLY VACCINATED: 257,170, total: 42.65% 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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Traxler is the assistant editor and sports editor for the Mitchell Republic. He's worked for the newspaper since 2014 and has covered a wide variety of topics. He can be reached at mtraxler@mitchellrepublic.com.
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