SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Following are the South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Wednesday, March 24. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
- NEW CASES: 270 (seven-day daily average: 201)
- TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 2,350
- TOTAL CASES: 116,370
- TOTAL RECOVERED: 112,096
- DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 13.6%
NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS: 12
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 72
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 6,893
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 1
TOTAL DEATHS: 1,924
INITIAL DOSE ADMINISTERED (if 2-dose vaccine): 218,446, total: 38% of eligible population*
FULLY VACCINATED: 139,269, total: 24% of eligible population
*(Vaccine dose count based on state distribution. Population percentage includes vaccines given to South Dakota residents through federal programs, including IHS and VA)
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