March 01, 2021

Yankton County Reports Six New COVID-19 Infections

Jan 14, 2021 | ,

(KVHT) – The South Dakota Department of Health reported 10 new deaths in the state related to COVID-19. That brings the total deaths up to 1,614. There were also 319 additional cases of the virus reported on Thursday. Currently, 247 residents in the state are hospitalized due to the virus, which is down from 253 on Wednesday. Yankton County reported six new infections. This is the fourth day in a row that the county has seen less than 10 cases – the longest such stretch since October 5th through the 8th. The county also recorded 11 new recoveries from COVID-19 and recorded 177 new people vaccinated. Also locally, Union County reported 24 new cases. The county has recorded 155 new cases this month. In Nebraska, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) posted nine new cases in Knox County, while both Cedar and Dixon counties reported eight new infections. On Thursday, the University of South Dakota’s online portal reported 22 active cases. There were 35 people in isolation or quarantine, including one on campus.

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