The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,418,064 total tests reported as of Monday, up 5,810 from 1,412,254 total tests reported on Friday. The state health department has removed the “total persons negative” column from its COVID-19 Dashboard Tables tab. DOH spokesman Daniel Bucheli told KELOLAND News the department will provide a “Total Persons Tested” and “Total Tests Reported” table each month. South Dakota Department of Health to report persons tested, total tests for COVID-19 in monthly report. 53 of South Dakota’s 66 counties are listed as having “high” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.
CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 case numbers for South Dakota and surrounding areas Current hospitalizations are at 197, down from Friday (203). Total hospitalizations are now at 7,032, up from Thursday (7,020).
Total recovered cases are now at 127,986, up from Friday (127,656). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.4% for September 3 through September 9. The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,088, up from Friday (2,084). The deaths include two men and two women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (2); 70-79 (1); 80+ (1).
As of Monday, 62.91% of the population 12-year-olds and above has received at least one dose while 57.18% have completed the vaccination series. There have been 424,183 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 313,081 of the Moderna vaccine and 27,175 doses of the Janssen vaccine. There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), 16 cases of B.1.429 and B.1427 variants (Epsilon variant), 3 cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and 2 cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).
The total number of cases of the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.3) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring went up by 88, for a total of 287. Child tax credits: September payments go out soon. What to do if you don’t get one
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