Yankton County reported six new positive tests of COVID-19 on Friday and now has 72 active cases of the virus. The Yankton School District reported two active cases of COVID-19 as of Friday afternoon, one each at Lincoln and Beadle Elementary Schools.
There are currently 97 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in South Dakota and the active case total stands at 2,465. There were seven additional fatalities confirmed on Friday, including deaths in Turner and Bon Homme Counties, and the statewide death toll is now at 1,946 in South Dakota.
The state of Nebraska reported 12 new fatalities linked to COVID-19 yesterday and the death toll is now at 2,219. There are 168 people in Nebraska hospitalized with the virus, the highest total in over 6 weeks.
There are currently 228 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state of Iowa. There were seven additional deaths in Iowa confirmed Friday, and the Iowa death toll is now 5,843 since the pandemic started.