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Oct. 18: South Dakota reports 658 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials reported 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the state's total to 33,269.

According to the state's health department, South Dakota has 8,012 active cases in the state. That's an increase of 224 in the last 24 hours.

State health officials reported 406 more South Dakotans have recovered from the virus, bringing the state's total recoveries to 24,934.

Currently, 300 South Dakotans are hospitalized due to the virus.

Eight additional virus-related deaths have been reported. To date, South Dakota has had 323 virus-related deaths.

Bon Homme

Bon Homme County has had 13 new COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 310. Of those cases, 119 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 700. Health officials say 584 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 2,141 to 2,178. Health officials say 1,597 of those cases have recovered.

Officials have reported no additional virus-related deaths, keeping the county's death toll up to 14.

Union County

Officials say Union County has had 656 total positive cases. So far, 476 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 623 cases reported in the county so far. Officials say 455 of those cases have recovered.

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

Brandon Martin

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