Every Wednesday, the South Dakota Department of Health releases their weekly COVID update, and this week saw an additional death in Bon Homme County. It was one of two COVID-related deaths recorded in the state this week, lifting the overall total to 2,043.
Overall, the Department of Health reported 269 new COVID-19 infections in South Dakota last week, up from 200 the previous week. Also, active cases jumped from 290 to 434, but active hospitalizations dropped.
Yankton County recorded five new cases last week, along with two recoveries. The county now has five active cases.
In Nebraska, the Department of Health and Human Services recorded 1,406 new infections last week and no new deaths, keeping the state toll at 2,285.