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36 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths reported Wednesday in South Dakota

Five million Americans have missed the second half of their Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and...
Five million Americans have missed the second half of their Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and 5,843 of those people are in South Dakota.(Miranda O'Bryan)
Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 12:59 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - The South Dakota Department of Health reported 36 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

The new cases bring the state’s total case count to 124,227, 121,908 of which are considered recovered by the department of health. The state also reported a decrease in active cases. Currently, 300 cases are considered active, a decrease of more than 80 cases from Tuesday.

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, 352,451 South Dakotans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot. 303,058 South Dakotans have received both shots needed for maximum immunization from the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. 20,329 South Dakotans have received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Five new deaths were reported Wednesday. The state’s death toll now stands at 2,019.

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