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April 27: South Dakota reports 54% of 16 and population has received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

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(KTIV) - South Dakota health officials are reporting on Tuesday 1,324 more residents have completed their COVID-19 vaccine series, with a total of 263,502 people in the state now fully vaccinated.

This means an estimated 43.89% of South Dakota's 16 and older population is fully vaccinated against the virus.

The state's COIVID-19 dashboard shows 54.22% of the state's adult population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.

So far, South Dakota has administered 572,705 of its allocated vaccines, with 255,378 being Moderna, 300,990 being Pfizer and 16,337 being Johnson & Johnson.

On April 27, health officials reported 118 more confirmed COVID-19 cases. Currently, there are 1,765 active cases of the virus in the state, a decrease of 57 since Monday.

A total of 118,502 of South Dakota's 122,228 COVID-19 cases have recovered, while 103 patients remain hospitalized due to the virus.

So far, there have been 1,961 virus-related deaths in South Dakota. One additional virus-related death was reported on April 27.

Find the latest information from South Dakota's COVID-19 dashboard here.

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