Governor Noem

In a Monday Afternoon Press conference, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem says a tenth person has now been diagnosed with COVID-19. 

The man, in the age group 20-29, lives in Minnehaha County. Noem says there have been almost 500 negative tests performed and no tests are pending. 

The Governor also provided additional details about the male who passed away last week…..

Governor Noem says that Commercial lab testing will be coming on-line in the next week…..

Noem says that the situation remains serious across the state and urged everyone to take steps to protect themselves….

Governor Noem says her team Is working closely with the U.S. Small Business Administration to activate the economic Injury Disaster Loan program in South Dakota.  This program would help eligible business and non-profits impacted by COVID-19.

The Governor has been holding daily news conferences to update South Dakotan’s on the status of the rapidly changing COVID-19 virus in South Dakota.

KXLG News will continue to track those conferences and update you with the latest information related to the COVID-19 pandemic as it becomes available.