Area COVID-19 Update for 7/25

Yankton County now has 96 positive tests for Covid-19 with 11 active cases.  Clay County has 103 positive tests for the virus with 12 active cases.

The South Dakota Health Department reported yesterday the statewide death toll is now 122, with the latest fatality being a woman in her 50’s from Pennington County.  There are 817 active cases in South Dakota, and 45 people are currently hospitalized.  That’s the lowest total of hospitalizations in the state in well over three months.

The state of Nebraska death toll from the coronavirus stayed at 316 from Friday’s report.  There are now over 24-thousand positive tests for Covid-19 in Nebraska.  Knox County now has 28 positive tests for the virus while Cedar County remained at 20.  Six deaths were confirmed yesterday in Iowa as the death toll there now stands at 826.