PIERRE, S.D. — Following are the South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Wednesday, May 5. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
Statewide case rates
- NEW CASES: 99 (seven-day daily average: 142)
- TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 1,385
- TOTAL CASES: 123,073
- TOTAL RECOVERED: 119,712
- DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 14.6%
NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS: 14
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 102
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 7,417
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 3
TOTAL DEATHS: 1,976
INITIAL DOSE ADMINISTERED (IF 2-DOSE VACCINE): 331,863, total: 55.2% of population*
FULLY VACCINATED: 290,404, total: 48% of population
*(Vaccine total based on state distribution. Percentage includes vaccines given to South Dakota residents through federal programs, including IHS and VA)
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