Area COVID-19 Update for 12/26

Area COVID-19 Update for 12/26

Yankton County confirmed two more deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the County’s death toll up to 25 since the pandemic began.  There are currently 252 active cases of the virus, which is the lowest total in Yankton County in more than two months.  There have been over 24-hundred positive tests of COVID-19 in Yankton County.  Clay County currently has 113 active cases of the virus, while the total of active cases has dropped to 41 in Bon Homme County.

There were 41 additional deaths from COVID-19 confirmed in the past 48 hours in South Dakota, where the death toll sits at 1,430 statewide.

There are 312 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in South Dakota, while there are 7,098 active cases of the virus statewide.  Those levels are the lowest in the past nine weeks.

The state of Nebraska has 505 people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus, and that’s the lowest total in over two months..

There were 76 fatalities connected to COVID-19 in the state of Iowa over the past two days, and Iowa now has a death toll of 3,668 since the pandemic started.