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Jan. 6: South Dakota reports 607 more COVID-19 cases, 264 total hospitalizations

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials have reported 607 more cases of COVID-19 since Tuesday, bringing the state's total to 101,684.

According to Wednesday's report, 419 of the new cases are confirmed and 188 are probable.

State data shows 249 more residents have recovered from the virus, bringing the state's total recoveries to 93,529. State health officials say there are 6,387 active cases in the state, an increase of 353 since yesterday.

The state's health department has reported six additional virus-related deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 1,519.

Currently, 264 residents in the state are hospitalized due to the virus, which is up from 270 reported Tuesday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 5,805 COVID-19 hospitalizations in South Dakota.

Health department data shows 13,991 Pfizer vaccines and 15,888 Moderna vaccines have been administered throughout the state.

Bon Homme County

Bon Homme County has had three new cases, bringing its total to 1,485. Of those cases, 1,426 have recovered.

No additional virus-related deaths were reported in Bon Homme County, keeping its death toll to 23.

The state health department's latest data shows 226 vaccines have been administered in Bon Homme County.

Clay County

Clay County has reported eight new cases, bringing its total to 1,660. State health officials say 1,553 of those cases have recovered.

Clay County has had no additional virus-related deaths, keeping the county's death toll to 12.

So far, Clay County has administered 441 COVID-19 vaccines.

Lincoln County

Lincoln County's total positive cases have risen from 6,937 to 6,968. Officials say 6,431 of those cases have recovered.

No additional virus-related deaths have been reported in Lincoln County, keeping its COVID-19 death toll to 66.

The state health department says 3,717 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Lincoln County.

Union County

State health officials say Union County has seen three new cases, bringing the county's total to 1,644. So far, 1,486 of those who have tested positive have recovered.

Union County has had no additional virus-related deaths reported, keeping its death toll to 30.

So far, 144 vaccines have been administered in Union County.

Yankton County

Yankton County reported nine new cases, bringing the total to 2,555. Officials say 2,318 of those cases have recovered.

Yankton County has reported no additional deaths connected to COVID-19. The county has had 26 virus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

So far, 1,032 vaccines have been administered in Yankton County.

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