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COVID-19 postives take a bit of an upturn

The number of positive COVID-19 cases took a bit of jump Wednesday, Dec. 23, after several days of a downward trend.

According to the daily South Dakota Department of Health report there were 531 new positive cases with 377 confirmed cases and 154 probable cases.

South Dakotans hospitalized with the virus dropped to 337. The number of South Dakotans ever hospitalized with the virus is at 5,492. There are 86,501 recovered cases recorded in the report.

The number of South Dakotans reported to have died from the virus increased by eight and is now 1,389 in total. The number of active COVID-19 dropped to 7,314.

The number of state residents who have contracted the virus now stands at 96,040, with 87,630 confirmed cases and 8,410 probable cases.

In Walworth County the number of positive cases increased to 606 recorded in the county, with 539 of those cases reported as recovered. The number of active cases in the county is at 67. Fourteen Walworth County residents have been reported to have died as a result of the virus.

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Corson County was reported at 447 with 416 recovered. Seven Corson County residents have been reported to have died as a result of the virus.

In Dewey County the number of positive cases is at 1,237 with 1,085 reported as recovered. Eleven Dewey County residents have died after contracting the virus.

The number of Campbell County residents testing positive is now at 111 with 105 of the cases listed as recovered. Three Campbell County residents have been reported to have died from the virus.

The number of Potter County residents who have tested positive increased to 297 with 285 listed as recovered. Two Potter County residents are listed as have died as a result of the virus.

The number of South Dakotans who have tested negative for the virus is 269,086.

 

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