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Mar. 31: South Dakota reports 42% of 16 and older population has received one dose of vaccine

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials are reporting 2,777 more residents have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, with a total of 165,940 people in the state now fully vaccinated.

This means an estimated 28.4% of South Dakota's 16 and older population is fully vaccinated against the virus. The state's COVID-19 dashboard shows 42.80% of the state's adult population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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So far, South Dakota has administered 410,502 of its allocated vaccines, with 193,249 being Moderna, 209,055 being Pfizer and 8,198 being Johnson & Johnson.

On March 31, health officials reported 264 more COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, 192 of which were confirmed. Currently, 2,522 active virus cases are in the state, an increase of 129 since yesterday.

Out of the 117,759 cases reported in South Dakota, 113,302 have recovered while 104 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,935 virus-related deaths have been reported in South Dakota. No additional COVID-19 deaths were reported on Wednesday.

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