The death toll increased to 288. The two new deaths were females with one in the 80+ age variety and one in the 50-59 age variety. One new death remained in Turner County.
Overall persons evaluated negative is now at 190,319, up from Sunday (189,547).
There were 1,133 new persons tested reported on Monday.
PIERRE, S.D. (KELO)– There were two new COVID-19 deaths announced Monday as South Dakota exceeded 6,000 active cases, according to the most recent update from the state department of health.
Active cases increased to another new daily record of 6,062, up from Sunday (5,865).
On Monday, 359 new coronavirus cases were announced, bringing the states overall case count to 28,925, up from Sunday (28,564). Overall recuperated cases is now at 22,575, up from Sunday (22,413).
Existing hospitalizations are at 278, up 12 from Sunday (266 ). Total hospitalizations increased to 1,886, up from Sunday (1,866).