PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials report 103 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state and four new deaths.
The state has now had a total of 8,867 cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, with 913 cases still active.
The South Dakota Department of Health reports 7,820 recoveries from the disease, and a total of 36 people are currently hospitalized.
With the new deaths reported Saturday, South Dakota’s death toll from the disease has risen to 134.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.
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