Area COVID-19 Update for 5/16

There are now 38 confirmed positive tests of Covid-19 in Yankton County, with twelve active cases right now.  Yankton County has the sixth most positive tests of any county in the state.  Yankton County has administered 629 total tests with a positive test rate of six percent.  Clay County now stands at 12 positive tests for the coronavirus, with four active cases at this time.

From Friday’s report, South Dakota health officials have listed a total of 3,887 Covid-19 cases, with 80 people currently hospitalized in the state. A death was reported in Minnehaha County yesterday, and the statewide death toll is now 44 in South Dakota.

There are now 9,772 positive tests of Covid-19 in Nebraska, and the statewide death toll is up to 119.  Knox County has eight people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, while Cedar County remains at six cases.  Three new cases of Covid-19 were reported yesterday on the Winnebago Reservation south of Sioux City.