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Clay County reported a new positive COVID-19 test Wednesday, giving it 11 known cases, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.

The county has four active coronavirus cases, according to the SD Department of Health’s daily report, with seven recovered cases. There have been no deaths and no hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19 in Clay County. Community spread in the county is minimal to moderate. As of Wednesday, there have been 204 negative cases.

Yankton County reported two new positive COVID-19 tests Wednesday, according to the daily update from the state. That county now has 33 known cases. Yankton County also reports 571 negative tests and a test infection rate of 5 percent. There are 25 recovered cases.

South Dakota’s case total rose to 3,732, an increase of 69 cases from Tuesday.

The state ran 647 tests (10.6 percent test infection rate) and has processed a total of 25,844 tests overall.

The total number of hospitalizations rose to 281, an increase of 10 from Tuesday. There are 79 people currently hospitalized.

The number of recovered case was 2,367 and the number of active cases was 1,326.

No new deaths were reported. South Dakota’s death count from COVID-19 remained at 39.


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