COVID-19 in South Dakota: November 2021 Updates

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — KELOLAND News is tracking COVID-19 case data released by the South Dakota Department of Health.

As new case information is released in November 2021, we’ll update this story with the newest data.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW latest COVID-19 case numbers for South Dakota 

Find updates from previous months at the end of this story.


November 15

There were eight new COVID-19 deaths reported in Monday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health, bringing the total to 2,289, up from 2,281 on Friday.

The new deaths include five women and three men in the following age ranges: 60-69 (3); 70-79 (1); 80+(4).

There were 745 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Monday bringing the state’s total case count to 160,088, up from Friday (159,343).

The number of active cases reported on Monday is at 6,535, up from Friday (6,496).

Current hospitalizations are at 243, up from Friday (233). Total hospitalizations are at 8,129, up from 8,087 on Friday.

Total recovered cases are now at 151,264, up from Friday (150,566).

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,658,390, total tests reported as of Monday, up 7,816 from 1,650,574 total tests reported Friday.

The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.5% for Nov. 5 – 11.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 63 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 775 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring, an increase of 86 over the previous report.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Monday, 68.78% the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.70% have completed the vaccination series. 12.62% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 531,170 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 380,209 of the Moderna vaccine and 32,219 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,652 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 225,710 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 56,281 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot, 34,145 have received a 3rd Moderna dose and 832 have received a Janssen booster.


November 12

There were four new COVID-19 deaths reported in Friday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health, bringing the total to 2,281, up from 2,277 on Wednesday.

Due to the Veterans Day holiday on Thursday, no new numbers were reported.

The new deaths include two men and two women in the following age ranges: 70-79 (1); 80+ (3). Deaths were reported in the following counties: Hyde, Mellette, Minnehaha and Pennington.

There were 521 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Friday bringing the state’s total case count to 159,343, up from Wednesday (158,822).

The number of active cases reported on Friday is at 6,496, up from Wednesday (6,290).

Current hospitalizations are at 233, the same as Wednesday (233). Total hospitalizations are at 8,087, up from Wednesday (8,066).

Total recovered cases are now at 150,566, up from Wednesday (150,255).

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,650,574 total tests reported as of Friday, up 5,093 from 1,645,481 total tests reported Wednesday.

The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 15.3% for Nov. 4 – 10.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 61 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 689 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Friday, 68.68% the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.62% have completed the vaccination series. 11.83% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 528,411 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 375,751 of the Moderna vaccine and 32,032 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,480 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 225,347 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 54,227 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot, 30,302 have received a 3rd Moderna dose and 731 have received a Janssen booster.


November 10

Seven new COVID-19 deaths reported in Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

The death toll from COVID-19 is now at 2,277, up from Tuesday (2,270). The new deaths include four men and three women in the following age ranges: 40-49, 70-79 (3) and 80+ (3).

There were 555 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday bringing the state’s total case count to 158,822, up from Tuesday (158,267).

The number of active cases reported on Wednesday is at 6,290, up from Tuesday (6,083).

Current hospitalizations are at 233, up from Tuesday (231). Total hospitalizations are at 8,066, up from Tuesday (8,047).

Total recovered cases are now at 150,255, up from Tuesday (149,914).

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,645,481 total tests reported as of Wednesday, up 5,566 from 1,639,915 total tests reported Tuesday.

The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.8% for Nov. 2-8.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 64 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 689 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Tuesday. October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Wednesday, 68.48% the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.57% have completed the vaccination series. 11.5% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 526,520 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 373,425 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,899 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,385 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 225,135 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 53,381 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot, 28,706 have received a 3rd Moderna dose and 690 have received a Janssen booster.


November 9

There were three new COVID-19 deaths reported in Tuesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health, up from 2,267 on Monday.

The new deaths include two men and one woman in the following age ranges: 70-79 (1); 80+ (2).

There were 871 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday bringing the state’s total case count to 158,267, up from Monday (157,396).

The number of active cases reported on Tuesday is at 6,083, up from Monday (5,961).

Current hospitalizations are at 231 from Monday (186). Total hospitalizations are at 8,047, up from Monday (7,998).

Total recovered cases are now at 149,914, up from Monday (149,168).

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,639,915 total tests reported as of Tuesday, up 7,274 from 1,632,641 total tests reported Monday.

The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 14.3% for Nov. 1 – 7.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 61 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 677 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring, an increase of 22 over Monday.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Tuesday, 68.47% the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.53% have completed the vaccination series. 10.66% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 525,561 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 371,536 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,798 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,290 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 224,920 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 52,514 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot, 27,135 have received a 3rd Moderna dose and 654 have received a Janssen booster.

Data from Saturday and Sunday is included in Tuesday’s update.


November 8

There were no new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Monday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 401 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Monday bringing the state’s total case count to 157,396, up from Friday (156,995).

The number of active cases reported on Monday is at 5,961, up from Friday (5,857).

The death toll from COVID-19 remained at 2,267.

Current hospitalizations are at 186, down one from Friday (187). Total hospitalizations are at 7,998, up from Friday (7,974).

Total recovered cases are now at 149,168 up about 300 from Friday (148,871). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.8% for Oct. 29 through Nov. 4.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,632,641 total tests reported as of Monday, up 3,940 from 1,628,701 total tests reported Friday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 64 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. Only Jerauld and Hand counties are listed as moderate. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 650 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring, an increase of one over Thursday.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Monday, 68% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.43% have completed the vaccination series. 10% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 522,063 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 368,411 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,509 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,080 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 224,464 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 50,725 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 15,166 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.


November 5

Seven new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Friday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 431 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, bringing the state’s total case count to 156,995, up from Thursday (156,564).

The number of active cases reported on Friday is at 5,857, up from Thursday (5,782).

The death toll from COVID-19 is at 2,267, up from Thursday (2,260). The new deaths include three men and four women in the following age ranges: 20-29 (1); 60-69 (2); 70-79 (4).

Current hospitalizations are at 187, up from Thursday (173). Total hospitalizations are at 7,974, up from Thursday (7,947).

Total recovered cases are now at 148,871, up from Thursday (148,522). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.6% for October 28 – Nov. 3.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,628,101 total tests reported as of Friday, up 4,394 from 1,623,707, total tests reported Thursday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 650 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring, an increase of one over Thursday.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Friday, 68.09% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.39% have completed the vaccination series. 9.69% of those eligible have completed their booster dose.

There have been 520,535 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 365,453 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,349 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 164,056 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 224,266 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 49,793 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 22,547 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.


November 4

Seven new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Thursday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

There were 441 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, bringing the state’s total case count to 156,564, up from Wednesday (156,123).

The number of active cases reported on Thursday is at 5,782, up from Wednesday (5,662).

The death toll from COVID-19 is at 2,260, up seven from Wednesday (2,253). The new deaths were three men and four women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (2), 70-79 (1) and 80+(4).

Current hospitalizations are at 173, down from Wednesday (187). Total hospitalizations are at 7,947, up from Wednesday (7,909).

Total recovered cases are now at 148,522, up from Wednesday (148,208). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.5% for October 27 – Nov. 2.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,623,707, total tests reported as of Thursday, up 5,317 from 1,618,390 total tests reported Wednesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 64 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 649 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Thursday, 67.99% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.33% have completed the vaccination series. Nearly 10% (9.22%) have completed their booster dose.

There have been 519,237 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 361,980 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,224 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 163,776 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 224,107 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 48,927 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 19,869 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.


November 3

There were 520 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday, bringing the state’s total case count to 156,123, up from Tuesday (155,603).

Four new COVID-19 deaths was reported in Wednesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

The death toll from COVID-19 is at 2,253, up from Tuesday (2,249). The new deaths include two men and two women in the following age ranges: 50-59 (1); 60-69 (1); 70-79 (2). Counties reporting new deaths include: Lawrence; Pennington (2); Tripp.

The number of active cases reported on Wednesday is at 5,662, up from Tuesday (5,513).

Current hospitalizations are at 187, down from Tuesday (202). Total hospitalizations are at 7,909, up from Tuesday (7,896).

Total recovered cases are now at 148,208, up from Tuesday (147,841). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.4% for October 26 – Nov. 1.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,618,390 total tests reported as of Wednesday , up 4,674 from 1,613,716 total tests reported on Tuesday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, XX58 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 649 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Wednesday, 67.92% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.29% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 517,818 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 359,402 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,118 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 163,685 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 223,944 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 47,917 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 17,638 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.


November 2

There were 718 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday, bringing the state’s total case count to 155,603, up from Monday (154,885).

While the difference in the total case count reported Tuesday and Monday equals 718, when you add the PCR, or newly confirmed, cases (566) and antigen, or new probable, cases (153), there were 719 new cases.

Eight new COVID-19 death was reported in Tuesday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

The death toll from COVID-19 is at 2,249, up from Monday (2,241). The new deaths include four men and four women in the following age ranges: 20-29(1); 70-79 (3); 80+ (4). New deaths were reported in the following counties: Dewey, Hanson, Meade (2), Minnehaha and Pennington (3).

The number of active cases reported on Tuesday is at 5,513, up from Monday (5,483).

Current hospitalizations are at 202, down from Monday (205). Total hospitalizations are at 7,896, up from Monday (7,853).

Total recovered cases are now at 147,841, up from Monday (147,161). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.6% for October 25-31.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,613,716 total tests reported as of Tuesday, up 5,873 from 1,607,843 total tests reported Monday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 649 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring, an increase of nine over Monday.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Tuesday, 67.75% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.20% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 516,461 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 356,193 of the Moderna vaccine and 31,009 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 163,577 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 223,729 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 47,066 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 15,131 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.

Data from Saturday and Sunday is included in Tuesday’s update, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.


November 1

There were 403 new total COVID-19 cases reported on Monday, bringing the state’s total case count to 154,885, up from Friday (154,482).

Six new COVID-19 death was reported in Monday’s update from the South Dakota Department of Health.

The death toll from COVID-19 is at 2,241, up from Friday (2,235). The new deaths include four men and two women in the following age groups: 50-59 (1); 80+ (5).

The number of active cases reported on Monday is at 5,483, up from Friday (5,421).

Current hospitalizations are at 205, up from Friday (187). Total hospitalizations are at 7,853, up from Friday (7,839).

Total recovered cases are now at 147,161, up from Friday (146,826). The latest seven-day PCR test positivity rate for the state is 13.2% for October 21-27.

The DOH currently reports total tests each day. There have been 1,607,843 total tests reported as of Monday, up 3,945 from 1,603,898 total tests reported as of Friday.

Of South Dakota’s 66 counties, 58 are listed as having “high” or “substantial” community spread. “High” community spread is 100 cases or greater per 100,000 or a 10% or greater PCR test positivity rate.

There have been 640 Delta variant cases (B.1.617.2, AY.1-AY.25) detected in South Dakota through sentinel monitoring.

There have been 172 cases of the B.1.1.7 (Alpha variant), three cases of P.1. (Gamma variant) and two cases of the B.1.351 (Beta variant).

The DOH announced changes to how it reports vaccinations on the COVID-19 dashboard as of Monday, October 14. It now includes a breakout of how many people have received booster doses. Due to data clean-up efforts, the percentages of people who’ve received one dose or completed the series have changed. Find the DOH explanation in this story.

As of Monday, 67.52% of the population 12-years-old and above has received at least one dose while 58.08% have completed the vaccination series.

There have been 512,359 doses of the Pfizer vaccine administered, 351,544 of the Moderna vaccine and 30,779 doses of the Janssen vaccine.

There have been 151,800 persons who have completed two doses of Moderna. There have been 178,704 persons who have received two doses of Pfizer.

As for booster doses, 44,499 people have received a 3rd Pfizer shot and 11,605 have received a 3rd Moderna dose.

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