South Dakota Health Department

State of South Dakota

South Dakota is seeing another record day for new COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations six months after the state of the pandemic.

The department of health reported eight more deaths on Thursday, including one more in Union County.  That ties the death rate reported last Wednesday.

There are 463 new confirmed cases in South Dakota.  That beats yesterday’s record by 18 new cases.

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The state of Iowa reports seven more Iowans have died from COVID-19.  There are more than 400 new cases as well, including 9 more in Woodbury County for a total of 3,261 and 44 deaths.  Statewide there are more than 32,300 positive cases and 732 deaths.  In Dakota County, there are a total of 1,800 cases after three new ones were added today.

Nebraska has seen 20,100 confirmed cases and 282 deaths.  There have been 43 positive cases in Dakota County in the past two weeks according to the state’s coronavirus website.  And 58 in Thurston in that same timeframe.

Iowa Department of Public Health

Health departments in the Sioux City metro report very few new cases of COVID-19.

There were no deaths.  The current total for Woodbury and Dakota Counties is 73.

Woodbury saw two additional positive cases, for more than 3,000 in all.  Dakota County recorded one more for more than 1,700.  Union County recorded 113 positive cases.

Nebraska Health and Human Services

Health officials with Dakota County report one more person died of complications of COVID-19 for a total of 32 deaths.  Once again, information about age or gender isn’t being released.  There were two more positive cases in Dakota County for a total of 1,741.

Siouxland District Health recorded four more positive cases and no new deaths in Woodbury County  .  The number of people who died due to the coronavirus stands at 39.  The Iowa Coronavirus website shows there are now more than 3,000 positive cases in Woodbury County.

IA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH

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HOTLINE NUMBERS FOR THE TRI-STATE AREA

Iowa: For general questions about COVID-19 call 211 or (800) 244-7431

Nebraska: DHHS Covid-19 Information Line (402) 555-6645 (Open 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.)

South Dakota: Covid-19 Information Line (800) 997-2880

FEDERAL INFORMATION

CDC

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Information on COVID-19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Latest information from the Iowa Department of Public Health including a “Case by County” Map: