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April 8: South Dakota reports 48% of 16 and older population has received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials are reporting 9,468 more residents have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, with a total of 196,328 people in the state now fully vaccinated.

This means an estimated 33.15% of South Dakota's 16 and older population is fully vaccinated against the virus. The state's COVID-19 dashboard shows 48.13% of the state's adult population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.

So far, South Dakota has administered 472,352 of its allocated vaccines, with 217,126 being Moderna, 243,633 being Pfizer and 11,5593 being Johnson & Johnson.

On April 8, health officials reported 222 more COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, 172 of which were confirmed. Currently, 2,484 active virus cases are in the state, an increase of 65 since yesterday.

Out of the 119,197 cases reported in South Dakota, 114,774 have recovered while 100 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,939 virus-related deaths have been reported in South Dakota. One additional COVID-19 death was reported on Thursday.

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