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South Dakota on Monday: The Numbers

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Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 1:15 PM CDT
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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - On Monday, South Dakota has 403 new cases of COVID. There are currently 5,483 active cases.

205 people are currently hospitalized in the state.

South Dakota has now lost 2,241 people to the virus. Most recently, there has been 1 death in Custer, and 1 death in Lawrence.

Harding County and Jackson County each have one new case, Bennett County and Custer County have 2 new cases each, Oglala County, Todd County, and Lyman counties each have 3 new cases, Fall River County has 5 new cases, Butte County has 9 new cases, Lawrence has 10 new cases, Ziebach County has 12 new cases, Meade County has 16 new cases, Pennington has 62 new cases.

Since COVID-19 vaccines were made available in South Dakota to everybody age 12 and over, 67.52% of State residents within that age group have received one dose, and 58.08% of the qualifying population within that age group has completed their vaccination series. These percentage numbers reflect a plateau in residents who are getting themselves vaccinated, with only fractions of percentage points changing each day.

Although the rate of initial vaccinations is moving at a slow pace, the number of individuals who are receiving their booster shots is moving along more quickly.

11,605 residents have received the Moderna booster shot, and 44,499. residents have received the Pfizer booster shot.

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