SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) – Active cases of COVID-19 are down in South Dakota as a total of 222 new cases were announced by the State Department on Thursday.
According to the latest update, there are 100 current hospital admissions compared to 94 on Wednesday. The total admissions are at 7,099.
The state’s total number of cases is 119,197 compared to 118,975 on Wednesday.
Active cases are now at 2,484, down from Wednesday (2,51
A new death was reported by the Department of Health. The death toll stands at 1,939. The newly reported death was a man in the age group of 70-70 years.
The total number of cases recovered is now 114,774 compared to Wednesday (114,526).
The total number of people who tested negative is now at 331,338 as of Wednesday (330,646).
914 new people were tested in the reported data on Thursday for a new person-tested positivity rate of 24.2%.
The last seven-day all-test positivity rate reported by DOH is 9.2%. The most recent one-day PCR test positivity rate is 10.8%.
According to the DOH, 243,633 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been administered with 11,593 doses of the Janssen vaccine and 217,126 of the Moderna vaccine given to a total of 287,609 individuals.
There have been 87,064 individuals who have completed two doses of Moderna and 97,671 who have received two doses of Pfizer, according to DOH.