Yankton County reported 57 new positive tests of COVID-19 over the past 48 hours. There are currently 269 active cases of the virus in Yankton County, while Clay County has declined to 101 active cases. The South Dakota Department of Health says four hundred people in Yankton and Clay Counties have been administered vaccines to fight the coronavirus.
There were 16 additional deaths from COVID-19 confirmed over the weekend in South Dakota, where the death toll sits at 1,446 statewide.
There are 274 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in South Dakota, while there are 6,695 active cases of the virus statewide. Those levels are the lowest in the past ten weeks in South Dakota.
The state of Nebraska has 527 people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus. Active cases of the virus have dropped significantly across northeast Nebraska. There are 69 active cases of COVID-19 in Knox County and 52 in Cedar County.