South Dakota Covid-19 Infections See Slight Increase From Last Week

South Dakota Covid-19 Infections See Slight Increase From Last Week

PIERRE — After weeks of decline Covid-19 infections has seen a small increase. State Epidemiologist Dr. Josh Clayton says infections have increased two-percent from last week…

Clayton says despite excellent vaccination rates, Covid-19 still has a grip on the state…

State Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says over 186-thousand South Dakotans have had at least one dose of a vaccine…

Vaccinations of those 65 years of age and older will continue through next week. Health officials also say that the number of media briefing will be cut back in March to briefings every other week, starting on March 3rd.