South Dakota completes daily COVID-19 reporting
South Dakota completes daily COVID-19 reporting

South Dakota completes daily COVID-19 reporting

PIERRE, SD (AP) – Health officials in South Dakota say the number of cases of COVID-19 has dropped so dramatically that they will no longer provide daily updates.

The Argus leader reported that the state Department of Health finalized daily reports on Friday and will now only provide weekly reports. The first is expected on Wednesday.

As of Friday, the seven-day average of positive cases in South Dakota was 35. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only five states had lower numbers of new cases per day. capital city.

The health department switched from daily to weekly reporting last summer, but moved back to daily reports in August as the delta variant rose across the country.

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