PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The death toll from COVID-19 increased to 39 on Tuesday when the latest test results were reported by the South Dakota Department of Health.
The five new deaths included one male and four females. One death was listed as a man age 30-39, the first in South Dakota listed in that age range. One was listed age 50-59, one was 60-69 and two were listed as 80-years old or older. All the new deaths were reported in Minnehaha County, which accounts for 34 deaths in the state.
Active cases in South Dakota decreased to 1,315, down 78 from Monday (1,393).
Total positive cases are at 3,663, up 49 from Monday (3,614). Total recoveries are at 2,309, up 122 from Monday (2,187).