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Jan. 17: South Dakota reports 266 new COVID-19 cases, 23 additional deaths

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials have reported 266 more cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, bringing the state's total to 105,544.

According to Sunday's report, 190 of the new cases are confirmed and 76 are probable.

State data shows 418 more residents have recovered from the virus, bringing the state's total recoveries to 99,226 State health officials say there are 4,662 active cases in the state, a decrease of 170 since yesterday.

The state's health department has reported 23 additional virus-related deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 1,656.

Currently, 213 residents in the state are hospitalized due to the virus, which is up from 209 reported on Saturday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been 6,063 COVID-19 hospitalizations in South Dakota.

Health department data shows 29,034 Pfizer vaccines and 27,591 Moderna vaccines have been administered throughout the state.

Bon Homme County

Bon Homme County has had no new cases reported, keeping its total to 1,502. Of those cases, 1,456 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 444 vaccines have been administered in Bon Homme County.

Clay County

Clay County has reported five new cases, bringing its total to 1,720. State health officials say 1,626 of those cases have recovered.

Clay County has had one additional virus-related death, bringing the county's death toll to 13.

So far, Clay County has administered 822 COVID-19 vaccines.

Lincoln County

Lincoln County's total positive cases have risen from 7,215 to 7,231. Officials say 6,862 of those cases have recovered.

One additional virus-related death has been reported in Lincoln County, bringing its COVID-19 death toll to 70.

The state health department says 7,063 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Lincoln County.

Union County

State health officials say Union County has seen 11 new cases, bringing the county's total to 1,806. So far, 1,615 of those who have tested positive have recovered.

Union County has had two additional virus-related deaths reported, bringing its death toll to 34.

So far, 283 vaccines have been administered in Union County.

Yankton County

Yankton County reported four new cases, bringing the total to 2,686. Officials say 2,536 of those cases have recovered.

Yankton County has reported no additional deaths connected to COVID-19. The county has had 27 virus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

So far, 1,767 vaccines have been administered in Yankton County.

Brandon Martin

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