Skip to Content

Oct. 12: South Dakota reports 359 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials reported 359 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

According to the state's health department, South Dakota has had a total of 28,925 positive cases reported. As of Oct. 12, there are 6,062 active virus cases in the state, an increase of 197 since Oct. 11. That's the highest number of active cases seen in the state.

State health officials reported 162 more South Dakotans have recovered from the virus, bringing the state's total recoveries to 22,575.

Currently, 278 South Dakotans are hospitalized due to the virus.

Two additional virus-related deaths have been reported. To date, South Dakota has had 288 virus-related deaths.

Bon Homme

Bon Homme County has had eight new COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 164. Of those cases, 94 of them have recovered.

So far, Bon Homme has only reported one virus-related death.

Clay County

Clay County has reported seven new cases, bringing its total to 650. Health officials say 553 of those cases have recovered.

Clay County reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping its death toll at eight.

Lincoln County

In the last 24 hours, Lincoln County's total positive cases have risen from 1,832 to 1,844. Health officials say 1,419 of those cases have recovered.

Officials have reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping its death toll to ten.

Union County

Officials say Union County has had 571 total positive cases. So far, 416 of those cases have recovered.

Union County has had no additional virus-related deaths, keeping its total to ten

Yankton County

Yankton County has had 541 cases reported in the county so far. Officials say 412 of those cases have recovered.

The county has reported no more virus-related deaths, keeping its death toll at five.

Author Profile Photo

Dean Welte

Skip to content