A grim record set by the state of South Dakota when it comes to COVID-19. The number of deaths recorded in one day was 19.
Previously, the most fatalities was 14, reported on October 8th and 22nd. There were almost 1,000 new cases added in one day.
South Dakota has the worst rate of positive tests, hospitalizations and cases per 100,000 people in the country, according to data compiled by the New York Times.
North Dakota still leads the nation in deaths.