Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

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South Dakota COVID-19 Dashboard

South Dakota COVID-19 Updates

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  • The Community Impact Map uses the definitions for none, minimal, moderate, and substantial community transmission. The level of spread is aligned with the CDC’s Community Mitigation Framework.

  • The number of persons positive for COVID-19 and number of tests positive for COVID-19 reflect only South Dakota residents, regardless of where testing was conducted (in-state or out-of-state).

  • Investigation of a person positive for COVID-19 is completed by the public health agency in the state where the person resides. A South Dakota resident testing positive in another state is reported to SD-DOH for investigation.

  • States notify the public health agency in which close contacts of a positive case reside so notification can be made. A South Dakota resident will be notified if they were a close contact to a confirmed case by the SD-DOH.

  • A public notice is issued by SD-DOH when a person positive for COVID-19 is unable to identify all close contacts (spent 15 minutes or more within 6 feet) where there may be risk of exposure so that individuals can monitor themselves for symptoms and seek guidance from their medical provider.

  • A person is considered recovered after they have been released from isolation by SD-DOH upon meetingthefollowing: (1) at least 10 days have elapsed after their symptoms began, and (2) at least 24 hours haveelapsed after their fever resolvedand their other symptoms have improved.

  • South Dakota K-12 Schools and Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools COVID Stats. Updated weekly on Mondays. Button. COVID-19 cases within South Dakota K-12 Schools and Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools will be updated weekly on Monday.

  • Monthly number of total tests reported and total persons tested for SARS-CoV-2. Data will be updated monthly.

  • Number of COVID-19 Vaccine distributed to South Dakota