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Oct. 16: South Dakota reports 793 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials reported 793 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the state's total to 31,805.

According to the state's health department, South Dakota has 7,132 active cases in the state. That's an increase of 180 in the last 24 hours.

State health officials reported 610 more South Dakotans have recovered from the virus, bringing the state's total recoveries to 23,576.

Currently, 299 South Dakotans are hospitalized due to the virus. That's the highest number of hospitalizations the state has seen so far.

Three additional virus-related deaths have been reported. To date, South Dakota has had 307 virus-related deaths.

Bon Homme

Bon Homme County has had 18 new COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 200. Of those cases, 105 of them have recovered.

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

Clay County

Clay County has reported six new cases, bringing its total to 683. Health officials say 576 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 2,022 to 2,094. Health officials say 1,521 of those cases have recovered.

Officials have reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping the county's death toll up to 11.

Union County

Officials say Union County has had 630 total positive cases. So far, 464 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 590 cases reported in the county so far. Officials say 448 of those cases have recovered.

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

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