PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota reported 15 new deaths from COVID-19 Sunday, Jan. 10, in the latest batch of statistics released by the South Dakota Department of Health.
The department has reported a total of 1,585 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, while 237 people currently remained hospitalized with the disease. That is an increase over the 234 people hospitalized reported on Saturday. As of Sunday, 5,904 patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic.
Active cases of the disease remained steady at 5,040, the same number as reported by the Department of Health on Saturday.
The latest figures bring the total number of confirmed cases to 92,967 since the tracking of the disease in South Dakota began in March. A total of 805,259 tests have been administered, with 384,161 people tested. A total of 44,073 doses of vaccine have been administered, with 21,596 of those being the Moderna vaccine and 22,477 the Pfizer vaccine.
A total of 37,575 people have received a dose of a vaccine.