PIERRE, S.D. — Following are the South Dakota Department of Health COVID-19 case rates, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations as of Saturday, March 6. Because all data is preliminary, some numbers and totals may change from one day to the next.
NEW CASES: 149 (seven-day daily average: 160)
TOTAL ACTIVE CASES: 2,109
TOTAL CASES: 113,378
TOTAL RECOVERED: 109,371
DAILY TEST POSITIVITY RATE: 16.69%
NEW HOSPITALIZATIONS: None
ACTIVE HOSPITALIZATIONS: 74
TOTAL HOSPITALIZATIONS: 6,692
DEATHS, NEWLY REPORTED: 2
TOTAL DEATHS: 1,898
INITIAL DOSE ADMINISTERED (if 2-dose vaccine): 165,425, total: 31.45% of population*
FULLY VACCINATED: 89,600, total: 20.46% 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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