Active COVID-19 infections continue downward trend in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Health officials say COVID-19 hospitalizations and active cases continue to trend down in South Dakota.
The Department of Health reported 769 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, the first time the daily case total fell below 1,000 since early January.
Active infections fell below 30,000 after peaking at 38,000 in late January. There are currently 28,789 active cases in the state.
Officials also reported five additional coronavirus-related deaths Wednesday. All the latest victims were over age 60.
Current hospitalizations fell by 11 to 355.
Copyright 2022 Dakota News Now. All rights reserved.